Noam Sheizaf, a Tel Aviv–based journalist, was the founding editor of +972 Magazine. He covers the Israeli political system and the conflict; his work has been published in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Nation, Haaretz and other publications. Sheizaf grew up in Israel, served four and a half years in the IDF and later studied political science at Tel Aviv University.
By demonizing the Palestinian leadership, the Israeli prime minister raised expectations for a decisive victory and opened the door for attacks from the right.
The upcoming Knesset elections mark the culmination of settler dominance over the country's politics.
Activists march side by side with Palestinians against the wall and the occupation.