Vigilante Violence in This Week’s Torah Portion

Reading the biblical story of Phinehas in light of recent events in Israel

An American Mother Visits Israel on a Mission

Sirens blare as we fill out paperwork for my daughter to volunteer with the IDF

In Israel, Debating What to Tell Young Children

As sirens blare and security concerns mount, parents try to keep kids calm

Why Obama, Kerry, Abbas, Hamas, BDS, and Hezbollah Will All Go Poof!

Bad newspaper headlines aside, it’s been a pretty good century for the Zionists

Cartoon Distorts Israeli Military Operation

U.K. newspaper The Independent publishes incendiary image

Suspects Confess to Murdering Palestinian Teen

Three Jewish men admit burning 16-year-old alive in grisly revenge attack

Rethinking the Controversial Figure Who Helped Establish the State of Israel

Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.

Jewish Extremists Arrested in Murder of Palestinian Teen

Reportedly an act of revenge for the murders of three Israeli teens this month

A Familiar Name Fights Presbyterian Divestment

Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr’s nephew takes on the U.S. church

The Musicians of Zvuloon Dub System Marry Ethiopian Soul with Roots Reggae

If an album could be said to capture the sound of multiethnic Tel Aviv, this one would be it

Michael Douglas Says ‘Shalom’ From Israel

The actor visited the Holy Land last week to celebrate his son’s bar mitzvah

Suspects Named in Kidnapping of Israeli Teens

The two Hamas members have reportedly not been seen since the incident

Israel’s Education Minister to Gay Couples: ‘That’s Not a Family’

Also, don’t call yourselves couples

Why the Arab World Is Lost in an Emotional Nakba, and How We Keep It There

By ignoring the honor-shame dynamic in Arab political culture, is the West keeping itself from making headway toward peace?

Michael Douglas Continues Son’s Bar Mitzvah Celebration in Israel

No hora-related injuries reported this time around

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