Daniel Gavron, who lives in Israel, is a former journalist and the author of nine books, the most recent of which is Holy Land Mosaic, stories of cooperation and coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).
It's often hard to be optimistic about Israel, but there are points of light in the darkness that should give us reason for hope. Daniel Gavron points out a few poignant examples.
Daniel Gavron explains how apathy over the peace process hampers John Kerry's efforts.
Daniel Gavron says there's an increasingly clear subtext underpinning the Jewish rejection of the one-state solution: “Who needs all those additional Arabs?”
Daniel Gavron argues that the rejection of the concept of a parliamentary opposition is a harmful bequest handed down to us by President Shimon Peres.
Daniel Gavron argues that Peter Beinart is overly optimistic about the Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution.
Daniel Gavron explains how the Israeli center-left could beat Netanyahu by joining with Arab parties.