Tal Kra-Oz

Tal Kra-Oz is a writer and law student based in Jerusalem.

How Nir Barkat’s Lack of Poetry Brought Jerusalem Back From the Dead

Can the mayor hold on in the next elections and continue his drive to pull the ancient city into the 21st century?

That’s Dr. Streisand To You

Babs receives an honorary doctorate from Hebrew University in Israel

Remembering Israeli Author Yoram Kaniuk

The 83-year-old novelist died of bone marrow cancer Saturday

Sheldon Adelson Receives Israel Tourism Award

The casino magnate was honored for innovation in international tourism

Munich, Israel, and Boston

How Israel prepares security for major sports events

Celebrating Israel’s Independence

Artists, writers, Ben-Gurion’s grandson read from Declaration

Losing a Friend at the Front

I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known

Obama’s Call for Peace Charms Israeli Students

But young Israeli leaders want deeds to match words

The Death of a Secular Jerusalem Landmark

Forced to become kosher, Restobar chooses death

A.B. Yehoshua Calls American Jews “Partial Jews”

A collection of American students shrug him off

Yesh Atid Is the New Kadima

Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid

Israel’s Angriest Campaign Ads Yet

A look at some of the clips causing a stir in Israel

The New One-State Solution

On the cusp of this month’s Israeli election, powerful Likud politicians push for annexation of the West Bank

Shani Boianjiu Goes Home Again

Not far from her village near Lebanon, the Israeli novelist—who published originally in English—talks war and books

Israeli Left on Life Support

On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it

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