Yoel Shalit expresses relief and joy about his brother’s pending release, while Israelis mostly celebrate at the family’s Jerusalem encampment
Protests against increasing housing prices in Israel shake the Netanyahu government. But in the tent cities erected as part of the campaign, the conversation is about civil society.
Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx
Late last year Israel accepted what’s set to be the final wave of Ethiopian immigrants. But the country is still struggling to integrate the 120,000 who’ve arrived over the past three decades.
While Israeli officials stay silent on Egypt, a former ambassador to Cairo tells Tablet Magazine about the embattled president he once knew and respected
Raja Shehadeh’s new memoir joins a growing list of literary works on Palestinian life before Israel. But do they tell the whole story?
A prominent Israeli rabbi wants to protect Israel by forbidding Jews from renting and selling property to non-Jews
A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides
A scuttled development on Israel’s Palmahim beach marks a victory for environmental groups
Why was Sheikh Raad Salah on the Mavi Marmara?
Can literature help bring peace to the Middle East?
For groups with wildly different ideas about what it means to be a Jew in Israel, Hebron is a battleground