Israel’s Newest Delicacy? Chocolate Shawarma

New hybrid confection swaps the block of rotating meat for a slab of chocolate

Q&A With Yaakov Amidror, Former Head of the Israeli National Security Council

Netanyahu’s ex-national security adviser says Abbas has a choice between Israeli troops on the Jordan River—or no state at all

Natalie Portman Gives To Syrian Refugees

Donates money and winter clothes to aid Syrian children displaced by civil war

Ultra-Orthodox Brothers Bring Brazil’s Capoeira to Israel

Nearly 200 people have signed up to train at their Bnei Brak dojo

When an Israeli Ambassador Debated a British Historian on Israel’s Legitimacy—and Won

The Montreal face-off between Yaacov Herzog and Arnold Toynbee offers ways of discussing the Jewish state that still feel fresh

Ari Shavit Talks Israel At Columbia University

The Israeli author discusses his new book, ‘My Promised Land,’ with students

When I Found a Place Where I Belonged, I Finally Came to Love My Jewish Hair

I grew up hating my curly, unruly frizz. But on a trip to Israel, I found people who celebrated kinky locks—theirs and mine.

Israel’s ‘Master Chef’ Brings Together a Diverse Cast of Characters

Meet the contestants on Season 4 of Israel’s most popular TV show

The Real Problem With Bill de Blasio’s ‘Top-Secret’ AIPAC Speech

Would we be as interested if the group’s event hadn’t been closed to press?

Shulamit Aloni, One of Israel’s First Feminist Leaders, Dies at 85

The former Knesset member led the way for a movement now in its prime

Israeli Bureaucrats Learning To Say ‘Bienvenue’ Amid French Immigration Wave

Officials have a plan for recognizing French qualificationsto stop new arrivals from heading back to Europe

Israel Foils Al-Qaida Plot Targeting U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

Shin Bet reportedly arrested three men in connection with the ‘advanced’ plan

Israeli Economic Leaders Fearful of Potential Boycotts Head to Davos

As part of World Economic Forum-supported peace initiative

Watch Israel’s Edgy New Anti-Discrimination Ad

The Ministry of Justice launches campaign to combat bigotry

The Other N-Word: Knesset Trying to Ban Use of the Word ‘Nazi’

The implications are far-reaching

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