Oren Yiftachel


Oren Yiftachel is professor of geography at Ben Gurion University in Beersheva, Israel, and a contributing editor of Middle East Report.

Articles by this Author
"Creeping Apartheid" in Israel-Palestine

On July 5, 2009, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, said something that had many rubbing their eyes in disbelief. Reviewing his government’s first 100 days, he pronounced, “We have managed to create a national...

Israel Elects Sharon

The Shrinking Space of Citizenship

On February 14, 2002, the Israeli government sent several light planes to spray 12,000 dunams of crops in the southern Negev region with poisonous chemicals. The destroyed fields had been cultivated for years by Bedouin Arabs, on ancestral...

Democracy or Ethnocracy?