In Israel, a common language does not mean a common dialogue. And Israelis love to argue. Here’s a linguistic guide to help you traverse those moments.
Students and prominent academics are speaking out against Hillel International’s guidelines that police conversations about Israel on campus. Their concerns are legitimate, and Hillel should reformulate its divisive policies.
That’s 180 more days of identity-cementing
Amos Gitai’s polemical new documentary—opening in U.S. theaters Friday—on the 1995 assassination that rocked Israel sacrifices facts in favor of sensation
The defense attorney says he works to protect the law and due process in Israel, not the violent ideology of his clients
A study from a food rescue non-profit says that Israeli household toss nearly 200 lbs. of food each year
Rep. Jared Polis and Roberta Kaplan—the lawyer who invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act—headlined the progressive protest against the ejection of Israel’s premier gay rights organization from a major LGBTQ conference
Arabesque, a project by Evan Fallenberg, aims to create a dynamic space for visitors, artists, and locals
Reuven Rivlin’s visit to Washington last month may say more about the Jewish state’s political infighting than its foreign policy
They reject modern political states and their institutions. They want to return to an imagined earlier era of religious order. They are extreme, fundamentalist, and violent. What separates so-called Hilltop Youth from young Jihadis?
Israel showed that it is well on its way to becoming a debating powerhouse after breaking through against native English-speaking teams
New data from The Jewish Agency reveals that 70 percent of Olim came from France, Russia, and Ukraine in 2015. What does this mean for immigration to Israel in the long run?
Read Tablet’s 2011 exposé on the hilltop youth movement that spawned Israel’s radical right wedding
One of America’s most prominent anti-Israel activists claimed that recognizing the Jewish holiday would ‘increase global anti-Jewish sentiment’
A ‘wonderful’ new collection of Yehuda Amichai’s verse shows the poet’s profound resilience—and the weight of his ghosts