No More Waitlists for Birthright Israel Trips?

New funding plan would add $30 million from Israeli taxpayers and donations

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

Hassan Rouhani Takes Office, But Not Charge

How to usher in a new old era in Iran

Portrait of an Orthodox Israeli Drag Queen

Daniel Estrin profiles the man behind Rebbetzin Malka Falsche

Inside the Heads of the Washington Peace Talkers

Revisiting Q&As with Tzipi Livni, Maen Rashid Areikat, and Shimon Peres

Day 3: Peace Talks Set, Will Begin in Two Weeks

Israeli Knesset OKs referendum bill on withdrawal

Russia’s Middle-East End Game, at the Hands of the Post-Soviet Grandmaster

Why Putin believes U.S. policies in the Middle East since the Arab Spring have been misguided, unprincipled, and dangerous

Israeli Strike Failed to Destroy Troublesome Missiles

Heavy weapons in a Russian shipment to Syria were missed in attack

Day 2 of Peace Drive: The Universe Undermines Kerry

Hamas fires rocket, everything is ‘on the table’, and a secret settlement deal?

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

Israel’s New Chief Rabbi in Hot Water Already

David Lau under fire for using racial slur while speaking at a summer camp

Day 1 of Peace Drive: Grouper and Saffron Risotto

A round-up of very little diplomatic news

Netanyahu, Oui! French-Born Israeli Elected to National Assembly With Backing of PM

Meyer Habib will represent French citizens living in seven countries and Israel, home to half a million French speakers

In ‘The Store,’ the Arrival of a Second-Hand Shop Unhinges an Israeli Village

Short fiction by David Ehrlich, the owner of Jerusalem’s beloved bookstore café Tmol Shilshom, and read for us by novelist John Haskell

Israeli Childhood Obesity Nears American Rates

According to new study, 17 percent of Israeli children are overweight

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