Blog & Articles

An archive of Miko Peled’s regular column he publishes through Mint Press News, along with any other publication features.

Jews walk through the street with guns in the mixed Arab-Jewish town of Lod, central Israel, Friday, May 28, 2021, in the wake of recent clashes between the two groups. During the unrest, Arab attackers targeted property belonging to the religious nationalist community. In response, armed West Bank settlers and other ultranationalists mobilized to Lod, fanning the flames. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Visit by US Official Divides Israeli Right Over What Constitutes “Settler Violence”

A new storm brewed after Israel’s Interior Security Minister met with the U.S. Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland. In a tweet he posted after the meeting, Barlev said that the senior U.S. official was “interested, among other things, in the settler violence.”

Police scuffle with Ofer Cassif, the only Jewish member of the Joint List, an alliance of Arab parties in Israel’s Knesset, during a protest against planned evictions in east Jerusalem on Friday, April 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

The Struggles of Ofer Cassif, an Anti-Zionist in Israel’s Knesset

“The fact that I am a Jew myself drove them crazy… If you are an Israeli Jew you must support Israel and the crimes it commits.” – Ofer Cassif

A reporter stands in front of a bulldozer digging up rocks during a direct action against the building of the Separation Wall in Al-Walaja, West Bank near Bethlehem, May 6th, 2010. Most activists were arrested during the action.

Ultimate Dog Whistle: World Misses Israel’s Hebrew-Language Incitement Against Palestinians

Israeli State-sponsored terrorism and incitement against the Palestinians are not new. The intensity that we currently see, particularly since the uprising of May 2021, is a serious cause for concern.


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