Shlomi Eldar


Arab-Israelis hold posters to protest the demolition of their houses by Israeli bulldozers in the northern Israeli city of Qalansuwa, Jan. 11, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Ammar Awad)

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Arab mayors consider strike as Israel razes houses

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Israel's demolition of 11 homes in an Arab village has prompted its mayor to resign in only the first wave of outraged responses from the Arab-Israeli leadership, which has scheduled an emergency rally and is debating a mass resignation.

Palestinian journalists frustrated with inability to cover PA corruption

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's investigation unfolds next door, Palestinian journalists envy the press freedom to investigate alleged wrong doing in their own country.

Palestinians ponder possible US Embassy move to Jerusalem

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has written a letter to US President-elect Donald Trump in an attempt to convince him not to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

How did Gaza’s economic elite become day laborers in Israel?

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Once-prosperous Gaza merchants, having depleted their savings and barely surviving, are using their entry permits into Israel to search for odd jobs.

Criticism of Istanbul terror victim exposes Arab-Israeli generation gap

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

The killing of young Palestinian Lian Zaher Nasser in the Istanbul terror attack has exposed a growing rift within Arab-Israeli society between young people seeking a modern way of life and those adhering to a strict religious moral code.

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Shlomi Eldar
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Shlomi Eldar is a columnist for Al-Monitor’s Israel Pulse. For the past two decades, he has covered the Palestinian Authority and especially the Gaza Strip for Israel’s Channels 1 and 10, reporting on the emergence of Hamas. In 2007, he was awarded the Sokolov Prize, Israel’s most important media award, for this work. On Twitter: @shlomieldar

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