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Apr 30, 2017, 11:53 PM
In our forgetfulness, we turned our children into heroes
On this day, we realize that our fallen soldiers did not really understand what they were giving up. For us
Jan 5, 2017, 9:47 PM
I will not turn the other cheek
He'll go to the mat for Israel's judges, but he won't hand over his sons to defend a nation that doesn't deserve it
Aug 1, 2016, 8:55 PM
When ‘Israel’ matters — but Israelis don’t
The Jewish historian who said she's done with Israel managed to gloss over a century of genocide and expulsion
Jun 5, 2016, 5:08 PM
Jerusalem of iron
On the jubilation of return and the cost of clinging to a place that is holy to so many
May 18, 2016, 4:24 PM
My cousin’s cousin
Genetics tell us how connected Jews and Arabs are -- but then, we already knew that, didn't we?
Aug 28, 2015, 4:26 PM
A letter to those fuming that I’m a ‘leftist’
So many people have responded to my article on our bloody summer with thoughtful criticism, serious questions and kind support that I'm still trying to read it all. To all of you, thank you. Thank you for being my...
May 18, 2015, 3:02 PM
Jerusalem is a port city
Words of love, praise and awe for the city Yehuda Amichai called 'Venice of God'
Apr 29, 2015, 9:02 PM
Israel doesn’t care what you think
Delivering emergency relief to a devastated Nepal is not a bid for anyone's affection
Jul 23, 2014, 10:47 AM
Did Birthright kill Max?
That time an American Jewish journalist found herself unable to imagine what could drive another American Jew to join their fate to Israel's
Jan 13, 2013, 7:33 PM
Of smoke and mirrors
Amir Mizroch responds to my response to his blog post arguing that "there are two distinct trends which that are coalescing into one unmistakable reality: Israel is not going to be either a Jewish or Democratic state down the...
Haviv Rettig Gur is The Times of Israel's senior analyst.