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What the AP’s Collaboration With the Nazis Should Teach Us About Reporting the News

Is it better to cooperate with dictatorships and authoritarian regimes and tell half the story with hands tied—or not tell the story at all?

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Thom Yorke Sets the Record Straight on ‘Extremely Upsetting’ BDS Campaign

Set to perform in July in Tel Aviv, the Radiohead frontman gave an impassioned, profanity-laced interview to Rolling Stone, calling supporters of a boycott against Israel ‘mind-boggling’

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Unsettled

On the 50th anniversary of the start of the Six-Day War, pondering the myth-making stories that define Judaism

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Amid Wide Praise, ‘Wonder Woman’ Gets Banned in Lebanon

The film was banned because its lead, Gal Gadot, is Israeli and a former IDF soldier

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My Tel Aviv Fashion Week

The founder of Paper magazine takes a junket to the Holyland, where designers are trying to reconcile the competing demands of play and pray

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Hard-Right Pro-Israel Partisans Should Stop Deluding Themselves About Trump

He’s pushed for Israeli-Palestinian peace, waived Iran sanctions, pressured Israel on settlements, and refused to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. What will it take for Trump’s hardline pro-Israel backers to criticize him?

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The Rockefeller Brothers Fund and BDS

How a storied philanthropy came to lend its legitimacy—and money—to groups that push boycotting Israel

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Mike Huckabee Plays ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ in Jerusalem

The former governor of Arkansas brought his bass to Israel, apparently

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Are Right-Wing American Jewish Settlers Destroying Zionism?

A new history, City on a Hilltop, looks at the huge range of political affiliations that have animated people to occupy land in and around Israel

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Bibi Should Tell Trump to Go Take a Selfie

When the American president visits the Western Wall next week as part of his Abrahamic monotheism heritage tour, he’ll be using the Jewish state as a prop—in a fantasy of Middle East peace, starring himself.

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Breaking News: The Secret Transcripts of the Six-Day War, Part I

Newly unsealed classified documents reveal: Jerusalem conquered almost by accident; Israel’s National Religious Party, forerunner to the settler movement, lobbied for military de-escalation at every turn; and nobody in Israel’s security cabinet seems to have seen the country’s most momentous war coming.

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Will Israeli Bedouins Choose the Army Over the Islamic Movement?

Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: The tug of war between state-sponsored clerics and soft-spoken Islamists over the hearts and minds of the young now includes the IDF

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Israel Provides a Third-World Education for Bedouins

Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: high dropout rates and low achievement leave many children at a dead end

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Fighting the ‘Patriarchal Deal’ Between the State of Israel and the Bedouin

Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: How one woman in the Negev stands up against polygamy, abuse, and ignorance

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Mahmoud Abbas Is History’s Most Stubborn Real Estate Holdout

And Donald Trump knows ‘The Art of the Deal.’ Who will blink first?

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The War For the Negev Comes to Um al-Hiran

In the first of a series of dispatches from Arab society in Israel, where—and how—should the Bedouin live?

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The Top Five Laughable Lies From Hamas’s New Political Document

The theocratic terrorist group now claims it supports religious tolerance, women’s empowerment, and electoral democracy

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A Song About Israel

An American ballad, on the Jewish state’s Independence Day

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When May Day Was a Major Event in Israel

In some Israeli communities, the international workers holiday was just as important as the Jewish holidays

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Rabin, in a New Light

A new biography by Yitzhak Rabin’s former ambassador to Washington and lead negotiator with Syria recalls the rise of the Israeli leader and a time of possibility

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And in the End…

Israel Story is back! The season opener is all about endings, bringing us three unforgettable stories that ask a single question: What happens after we die?

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Obama’s Ghosts

An accounting of the Democrats’ legacy in the Middle East, and where they can go from here

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A Britney Concert in Tel Aviv—Her First—Is Pushing Back an Israeli Election

The Labor Party primaries have been postponed for a day because of traffic concerns and a lack of available security guards

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Israel’s Embassy and Consulate Employees Go On Strike Around the World

On Wednesday, hundreds of staff at 50 official outposts protested low wages and didn’t show up to work

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Do Haredim Deserve the Right to a Functional Modern Education in Israel?

A lawsuit argues that men and women who left the ultra-Orthodox world without basic math, history, and language knowledge to live secular lives were neglected by the state. The state counters that it’s the parents’ fault.

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Israel’s New Literary Currency

A pair of Hebrew-language poets get their likenesses on the shekel, but can they afford it?

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When Tiki Barber Met Shimon Peres

The Super Bowl running back and marathoner recently ran the Jerusalem race, returing to Israel for the first time since visiting Peres there

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Israeli Agriculture Ministry Unveils Plan to Use Country’s $5 Billion of Food Waste to Feed the Needy

The program will redistribute unharvested produce to families in need and could reduce Israel’s food waste by half

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Land’s End

Episode 82: Israeli filmmaker Shimon Dotan discusses his latest documentary, The Settlers 

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