Nicholas Saphir

Shavit's fair view on Israel is a call to action

By Nicholas Saphir, March 7, 2014

No one who has read the Ha’aretz columnist Ari Shavit’s book, My Promised Land, will doubt that he writes with both hands. His analysis takes the reader from the late 19th-century through the eyes of real people and dumps shovel-loads of blame on both Jews and Arabs in equal proportions.


Israel: remove barriers to free debate

By Nicholas Saphir, July 19, 2012

When I look at the way my son and his generation are engaging with Israel, I sense a lot of new energy.

They are finding different ways to express their love of Israel and it is a new energy that excites me and gives me hope.