At a lonely army outpost in 1994, Israel was shown the difference between radicals and fanatics—and between soldiers and storytellers. But the West didn’t learn.
What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at
Dead at 92
A cloth-seller in Jerusalem feels the effects of Syria’s war
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
Yaakov Stark died penniless and unknown. His murals at the Ades Synagogue are a masterpiece of early Zionist art.
On the streets with the guerrilla organizers who may breathe life into Israel’s moribund left
Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
Developments in the saga of the missing perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible, whose future is still unknown
Touring the Holy City with the garbage collectors is a reminder that it’s also a place where people go about their day-to-day lives
Let’s be honest about what anti-Zionism entails
Why we shouldn’t invite anti-Zionists to dinner