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Amira Hass

Amira Hass

Amira Hass is the Haaretz correspondent for the Occupied Territories. Born in Jerusalem in 1956, Hass joined Haaretz in 1989, and has been in her current position since 1993. As the correspondent for the territories, she spent three years living in Gaza, which served of the basis for her widely acclaimed book, "Drinking the Sea at Gaza." She has lived in the West Bank city of Ramallah since 1997.

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Israel Is Wiping Out Entire Palestinian Families on Purpose

The numerous incidents of killing entire families in Israeli bombings in Gaza—Parents and children, babies, grandparents, siblings—attest that these were not mistakes. The bombings follow a decision from higher up, backed by the approval of military jurists.

Amira Hass ·


Anonymous Snipers and a Lethal Verdict

We may never know the name of the soldier who killed Razan al-Najjar. But we do know the names of those who gave the order enabling him to kill her

Amira Hass ·




Reaping What We Have Sown in Gaza

Those who turned Gaza into an internment camp for 1.8 million people should not be surprised when they tunnel underneath the earth.

Amira Hass ·



Segregating Gazans Has Made Them Easier to Demonize

Separating Israelis and Palestinians has broken the bonds between us, making Gazans easier to target in the Israeli press

Amira Hass ·


On Anniversary of Gaza War, We Will Remember IDF Soldiers Who Destroyed Palestinian Families

On the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, we must recall the other, nameless soldiers, guided by the spirit of the army's top brass.

Amira Hass ·

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