Israel

Israel is drifting away from the West – but condemnation won’t help

12 July 2014 9:00 am

Glaring, the ennui over Israel. The way we drag our eyes to the page, and sigh, and want to read…

The only trouble with Tel Aviv – flying there doesn’t feel scary any more

21 June 2014 8:00 am

‘There’s a dark cloud rising from the desert floor/ I packed my bags and I’m heading straight into the storm/…

Yes, I compared Theresa May to an Israeli tank commander. Why is everyone so upset?

14 June 2014 8:00 am

I expect all of us have said something we regret at one time or another, but not everyone does so…

‘A dandy aesthete with visions of sacrificial violence’

29 March 2014 9:00 am

Eschewing the biblical advertising of ‘the promised land’ or indeed ‘a land of milk and honey’, the Conservative colonial secretary…

Israelis don’t care that we hate them. But they’d like to know why

15 March 2014 9:00 am

Israelis’ theories on why it’s fashionable for the West to despise them

When Israel was but a dream

22 February 2014 9:00 am

‘On the night of 15 April 1897, a small, elegant steamer is en route from Egypt’s Port Said to Jaffa.’…