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Past articles by Nir:

Israel Police Caught on Camera Violently Beating a Palestinian in East Jerusalem

Eyewitnesses said the Palestinian ran from a makeshift checkpoint, at which four other police officers began kicking and punching him → Read More

We Will All Pay the Price for Israel’s Environment Minister’s Meetings With Climate Deniers

Idit Silman met at length with known climate change deniers, lending credence to long-standing delegitimization campaigns in the name of financial interests. Now is the time for Israeli climate scientists to make their voices heard → Read More

Netanyahu Under Real Pressure From U.S. Administration and His Conflict With Ben-Gvir

Ben-Gvir is pushing for a major West Bank operation and the U.S. fears chaos leading up to Ramadan next month → Read More

Jerusalem Attacker Was Released From Psychiatric Ward Day Before Car Ramming, Family Says

'I'm sorry for what happened. It's a tragedy, but it's not a terror attack,' a relative said. Two people including a 6-year-old child, were killed in the car ramming attack in East Jerusalem. Five others are injured → Read More

Child, Man Killed in Jerusalem Car Ramming Attack

The driver, a 31-year-old East Jerusalem resident, was shot dead at the scene of the car ramming in the Ramot neighborhood → Read More

Child, Man Killed in Jerusalem Car Ramming Attack

The driver, a 31-year-old East Jerusalem resident, was shot dead at the scene of the car ramming in the Ramot neighborhood ■ Israeli forces enter attacker's Isawiyah neighborhood after government calls to seal off his home → Read More

The Israeli-Palestinian Cycle of Bloodshed Has Never Been Clearer

The dynamic in which both sides are trapped is obvious, and the extremists in the government will only make it worse → Read More

A Foolproof Recipe for Fueling the Israeli-Palestinian Cycle of Violence

The cycle of bloodshed has never been more tangible than over the weekend. One can pick up the thread and follow how one killing leads to another, how blood follows blood. The moves the government is planning are a foolproof recipe for a continuation of the violence. → Read More

The Number of Dead Was Shouted From Window to Window

The scene of the Friday attack in Jerusalem stretched for 400 meters paved with bodies covered with silver blankets, as neighbors guessed who was lying under which one → Read More

Six Minutes of Terror: How the Deadliest Attack in Israel in Recent Years Unfolded

Seven people were killed in four minutes of shooting that began when Khairi Alkam opened fire at passerby with his handgun near the Ateret Avraham synagogue → Read More

East Jerusalem Synagogue Shooting: Eli and Natalie Mizrahi Named as First Two Victims

Seven were killed and three wounded in the attack, the deadliest Israel has seen in years → Read More

Ben-Gvir's Temple Mount Visit Ended in Quiet, but History Shows It May Not Hold

Tuesday's visit may yet pass in peace and be washed out by the stream of provocations and irresponsible statements by the new minister, but it may also signal the start of a change of policy that might push the most religiously tensioned site in the middle east into chaos. → Read More

Jerusalem Twin Bombings: Deadly Innovation Stirs Old Traumas

While Jerusalem residents have seen their share of deadly attacks, the twin bombings carry hallmarks that have rarely been seen in the city → Read More

The Groundbreaking Work of Arab Archeologists in Israel

Over the years, Arabs who sought to work as archaeologists were looked on with suspicion by Jews and Arabs alike. Haaretz speaks with pioneers in the field about their challenges and achievements → Read More

Making the Negev Bloom: The Byzantines Did It First

Archaeological survey finds not the odd isolated farm but intense agriculture in Israel’s Negev desert in the Byzantine period, between the 2nd and 6th centuries → Read More

Family of East Jerusalem Man Who Died in Israeli Custody Last Year Still Waiting for Autopsy Results

Fadi Alian, who had no criminal record, was arrested in a car theft investigation, and died in custody in an Israeli prison. A year and eight months later, his family still has not received the autopsy results → Read More

U.S. Returns Coin From Jewish Revolt Against Romans to Israel

The silver coin, one of only five known to exist, was minted by the Romans and then reminted in 69 C.E. in a sign of Jewish independence from Rome → Read More

Israel Presses Forward With Plan to Expand West Bank Settlement Near Jerusalem

The plan calls to expand the Har Gilo settlement with 560 new housing units, though opponents of the plan say it's not even a new neighborhood: it's an entirely new settlement → Read More

Israel Approves New Jerusalem Neighborhood for Jews Beyond Green Line

The new Jewish neighborhood of Givat HaShaked will encroach on the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Safafa → Read More

Palestinian Families Denied Health Rights Based on Information From Shin Bet

National Insurance Institute revoked rights from 20 families, ordered to pay one family compensation → Read More