The Israeli army has always relied on its creativity. It could do with shedding even more prejudices, bad ideas, and pants.
Why Justin Bieber, Elton John, Madonna, and, yes, Alicia Keys, love to play Tel Aviv—and why Israel loves them back
How the reality TV star made the members of one Israeli kibbutz millionaires
The ‘Color Purple’ author showed more than just naivete in penning an open letter to the pop star. She also showed ignorance.
Stop comparing television shows to great novels. They’ll never be as good.
An Israeli app will hopefully make that problem obsolete
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
When an Israeli artist reinvented a Radiohead classic as Arabic music, some cried racism. They missed the point.
Let us count the ways
The iconic sci-fi hero is the greatest Jewish character in the history of television
The black hole of exclusionary logic
The rapper clarifies his feelings on hip hop…and the Jews
Hip-hop artist Scarface’s anti-Semitic tirade may actually signal the beginning of a new, better cultural era
Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv
A surprising legacy of Jewish mathematicians and Polish resistance fighters
Zygmunt Miłoszewski plumbs the country’s painful past in his best-selling thrillers
Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto
The politics of memory hit Poland’s unsung hero
By failing to name a street after the controversial philosopher, the city of Jerusalem proved he was right
Showcasing a growingly popular industry
One in five Holocaust survivors in Israel goes hungry. We must fix this shame right away.
According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.
My ancestor, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi, was nearly killed by Zionists. Anti-haredi animosity still drives Israel mad.
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
The answer, according to the IDF, is yes
It’s becoming impossible to ignore the rumors about Sara Netanyahu’s involvement in her husband’s decisions
A new start-up uses 21st-century technologies to make ancient values relatable and dynamic
A new iPhone game turns the Bible’s most detailed book into fast-paced, educational entertainment
The powerful Italian comedian-turned-politician is further proof that vacuous celebrity candidates are bad news
Backed by music exec Jeff Ayeroff, composer Hillel Tigay tries to recreate the sounds of the ancient Temple