Firmly in the Fold

S. Yizhar harangued and criticized the country he loved

Jerusalem Time

Journalist Amy Dockser Marcus talks with Sara Ivry about the the rival interests that energized the city a century ago

Solomon’s Son

Half a century ago, Albie Sachs sat defiantly on a bench designated “for non-whites only.” Today he sits on South Africa’s highest court.

Our Man in Bethlehem

Matt Beynon Rees creates a new kind of sleuth

The Blame Game

Caught with his pants down, Israel’s president pleads prejudice

Lockstep Misstep

Under Germany’s push to outlaw Holocaust denial throughout Europe lurks denial of another sort

Don’t It Always Seem to Go

Paving over the site of Rabin’s assassination

Across the Great Divide

Jeffrey Goldberg goes the distance from an insecure boyhood on Long Island to the muscularity of military policehood in Israel

All the Right Moves

A chess amateur shows how the game has mesmerized through the ages

Himmelfarb Don’t Surf

One man’s quest to become a shredder

Diary From Tel Aviv

Day Five: At the crossroad of picnic and nightmare

Diary From Tel Aviv

Day Four: Offenbach to Ninotchka, with mourning in between

Diary From Tel Aviv

Day Three: Despised, even by the dog

Diary From Tel Aviv

Day Two: Limping amid salves and sirens

Diary From Tel Aviv

Day One: Pouncing tigers, falling rockets, and grim expressions

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