It Was Never About Rabbi Avi Weiss

What the recent controversy over one rabbi’s legitimacy really represents

Time To Put the Pollard Case to Rest—by Demanding He Be Set Free

A newly clear aspect of the case reveals evidence of a deeper injustice—which must now be addressed

Filipinos in Israel Cheer Unlikely ‘X-Factor’ Win

Rose Fostanes, a 47-year-old Filipino caregiver, took the show by storm

A Divider by Nature, Sharon Tried To Unite Israelis Behind Ending the Occupation

A stalwart of the right, Sharon was a pragmatist whose mission was to teach Jews how to survive in the Middle East

Ariel Sharon: 1928-2014

One of Israel’s legendary military commanders and most influential politicians leaves a legacy that was nearly great

Israel, Designed To Absorb Jewish Refugees, Now Struggles With African Migrant Wave

This week’s protests in Tel Aviv are the fruit of nearly a decade of government indecision about how to handle an influx of strangers

MLA Panel Discusses Israel Boycott

Abandons all pretense of reason, academic freedom, and open discourse

What Israel’s New ‘Revenge Porn’ Ban Means

Posting photos of an ex without consent could lead to up to five years in prison

African Migrant Protest Continues for Fourth Day

Thousands gather in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against new detention policy

Debating the Wisdom of the Gaza Disengagement

With Kerry arriving, Ariel Sharon’s last major political act looms large

The Key to Bringing New Year’s Eve to Israel

Despite decades of opposition, there is hope yet for revelry: drunk Americans

The Lives They Lived

As Israel sets Palestinian prisoners free, remembering their victims

Rising Number of French Jews Making Aliyah

There was a 62 percent increase in French immigration to Israel in 2013

Jonathan Pollard and the Palestinian Prisoner Release

Weighing the cost of peace against the spoils of peace

Dwight Howard Gave Omri Casspi a Rolex for Christmas

Casspi has come a long way from the industrial town of Holon

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