Is Narendra Modi, India’s New Prime Minister, Israel’s New Best Friend?

Controversial in the U.S., the Hindu nationalist has cultivated a close relationship with the Jewish state—and says he wants to get closer

Israeli Arrested For Instigating Beating of Arabs

Used social media to call for assaults, one of which was caught on camera

Literary Festival Draws Crowds, Stirs Drama

This week’s International Writers Festival in Jerusalem

Israel Spent $1,250 To Lobby America in 2013

New study shows other countries spend much more on influencing America

Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins Euroleague Basketball

Israeli fans celebrate in Milan as team upsets favorite Real Madrid in overtime

In 2000, a Newspaper Headline Opened a Wound in Israeli Society. It Still Hasn’t Healed.

The fight over alleged war crimes from 1948 is a window into the kaleidoscopic nature of history and memory in Israeli culture

Two Palestinians Killed in Nakba Day Protests

Clashes after Israeli forces intervene in demonstrations in West Bank

Israel Lowers Gender Reassignment Age to 18

But candidates approved for the state-subsidized surgery still must go abroad

Why TV Shows and Movies Should Film in Israel

Homeland co-creator Gideon Raff on the benefits of heading to the Holy Land

Ehud Olmert Gets Six-Year Prison Sentence

Former Israeli prime minister was convicted of two counts of bribery in March

When Pope Francis Makes His Visit to Israel, This Rabbi Will Be His Guide

Abraham Skorka, an unassuming scientist and rabbi in Buenos Aires, is the pontiff’s friend and interlocutor

French Jewish Leader Speaks to NY Crowd

Roger Cukierman repeated his position that anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism

What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Apartheid?

Kerry and others talk in terms of demographics, but it’s a question of rights

In Fight Over Military Service, Israeli Lawmaker Suggests Ending Conscription for All

Moshe Feiglin knows upending the ‘people’s army’ is a long shot, but he’s not alone in arguing it’s the best way forward

Forget J Street; Should We Accept the Conference of Presidents?

A bad decision raises questions about the group that claims to speak for us all

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