Amotz Asa-El

IDF soldiers are making progress in Gaza and have universal support in Israel (Image: IDF)

A tipping point?

December 19, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Scenes of devastation post-October 7 at Kibbutz Kfar Aza (Image: Shutterstock)

State of War

November 27, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Scenes from a terrorist invasion (Images: Shutterstock/ Anas Mohammed)

Israel’s blackest day

November 1, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Destined to be an iconic landmark: The new National Library of Israel (Image: Herzog & De Meuron/ National Library of Israel/ Twitter)

Biblio File: Unique monument for the “People of the Book”

September 28, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Israeli Justice Minister Yariv Levin announcing the Government’s controversial judicial reforms package, which launched a massive wave of protests (Image: screenshot)

New Year, new political uncertainty in Israel

August 29, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant with his Azerbaijani counterpart Zakir Hasanov in Baku (Image: Embassy of Israel, Azerbaijan)

Baku to the Future?

August 4, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Netanyahu and his cabinet: The PM would likely prefer to lower the heat on judicial reform but is under pressure from Coalition hardliners (Image: GPO/ Flickr)

Israel’s Judicial Reform Crisis Reignites

June 29, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Israeli diplomacy is a 75-year story of massive achievements – yet final victory in the quest for legitimacy remains elusive (Image: Shutterstock)

Israel’s diplomatic achievements at 75

May 2, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

The anti-judicial reform rallies continue every week, with huge numbers (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Reaching a crescendo

March 27, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Israeli President Herzog’s primetime address to the nation on Feb. 12 (screenshot)

Herzog’s moment?

February 24, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Netanyahu and Deri (right and centre), both of whom face legal troubles, sit alongside Justice Minister Yariv Levin (left), the author of controversial proposed judicial reforms, at a cabinet meeting (Image: IGPO/Flickr)

Courting Controversy

January 27, 2023 | Amotz Asa-El

Bezalel Smotrich – the controversial politician set to be Israel’s next treasurer (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

The financial trials of Bezalel Smotrich

December 16, 2022 | Amotz Asa-El