Even as They Die Out Everywhere Else, Telegrams Persist in Israel

Despite their embrace of technology, when Israelis care enough to send the very best, they still do it the old-fashioned way

Turkey Hawks Bird as Israeli Mossad Spy Beacon, Ruffles Feathers

Bird-brained conspiracy theories keep a tenacious foothold in the Arab Middle East, where science lags behind the West

In Al Jazeera, an Electronic Mirror for the New Emir of Qatar

Agents of Influence counsels the young emir of the wealthy Arab nation who must decide how to use his powerful TV network

New Shoah Book Is Hit Among Non-Jewish Iranians

The first-ever Farsi-language history book about the Holocaust comes out just as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leaves office

The Nazareth Code: Can Israel’s Booming Tech Sector Heal the Wounds of Israeli Arabs?

An ambitious new high-tech industrial park doubles as an initiative to bring more Arabs into the Israeli economy

Tomorrow There Will Be No More Two-State Solution—and Then What?

Ex-Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin warns that Israel’s leaders appear to be dangerously detached from reality

A Flourishing $40 Million Medical Marijuana Industry Helps Israelis Forget

On a kibbutz south of Tel Aviv, medical marijuana helps soothe the pain of cancer patients and Holocaust survivors

Media Warfare Is the Middle East’s Latest Blood Sport—and the U.S. Is the Loser

Who owns the widespread and influential new Arab media, source of much of our news about the region?

Why Were Those IDF Recruits Dancing With Their Guns? One Word: Facebook

The IDF’s veteran commanders fear that easier access to Internet and softer treatment of new recruits create lax fighters

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?

Will Egypt Save Itself From Total Collapse by Going to War With Israel?

Agents of Influence: With the nation divided, in turmoil, and lacking hope for peaceful prosperity, a Middle East neighbor has reason to fear

Zionist Leader Haim Arlosoroff Was Murdered So That Israel Could Live

The notorious political assassination, still unsolved 80 years later, is instrumental in in keeping Israeli politics sane

As Chinese-Israeli Relations Enjoy a Second Honeymoon, America Frets

The last time China and the Jewish state drew close, the United States drove them apart. Now there’s even more at stake.

Electric-Car Company ‘Better Place’ Fails To Make It in the Start-Up Nation

Israeli battery-swapping venture burns through millions in capital without changing the world. What went wrong?

Could Divisive New Israeli Military-Draft Laws Lead to an Ultra-Orthodox Intifada?

As Israel debates conscription for Haredi Jews, one rabbi may decide whether the community peacefully integrates

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