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After Rocket Fire, Israel Bans Gazans From Temple Mount During Ramadan

Authorities deem Erez border crossing too dangerous, revoke goodwill toward Palestinians

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Knesset Extends Law Forbidding Palestinians Married to Israelis From Living in Jewish State

The legislation was introduced as a temporary security measure in 2003, and will now be subject to deeper discussion

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Israel Is Still Racist and Colonialist—But at Least It Has a Name

Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah

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Jerusalem, Spring 2015: What Is Normal Here?

A love letter to the mundane Holy City

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My Parents’ Israel, My Apartheid

A South African goes home to Israel

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Tuvia Tenenbom Is a Weak, Insecure, Blustery Jew

‘Catch the Jew!’ is a shoddy, fantastical answer to Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath’

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True Confessions of a Non-Zionist Jew

Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.

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Can Israel’s Medical Diplomacy Make It the Cuba of the Middle East?

Pushing the Hippocratic Oath in service of foreign policy puts doctors on the frontlines

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Peace, the Grand Delusion of the Jews

At a time of turmoil, a crossroads for a people in search of justice

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Israel: The Original Terrorist State

Bruce Hoffman’s riveting new history of pre-1947 Palestine reviews the violent birth of the modern Jewish homeland

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In Memory of Ziad Abu Ein

In Arafat’s shadow, he died holding an olive branch, after a long struggle for control of the Palestinian national movement

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An Interview with Israel’s Most Wanted Man, Rabbi Yehuda Glick

The man who may spark a religious war wants Jews to pray alongside Muslims on the Temple Mount. Is his dream a death wish?

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New York Times Public Editor Critiques Its Israel Coverage

Margaret Sullivan calls on NYT to better cover Palestinians, including Hamas

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Land for Death

Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.

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Abbas’ Dangerous War

Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too

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Apocalypse Soonest

Muslim and Jewish extremists who yearn for the End of Days may get their wish—but not as they envision it

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A Tale of Three Twitter Feeds: Hamas Tweets in Arabic, English, and Hebrew

Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel

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Why the Gaza War Looked Different on Israeli TV Than It Did on CNN

The effect of domestic coverage on Israeli opinion will make a peace deal even harder to attain

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Why Great Palestinian Victories Are Worse Than Defeats

Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal

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The Right Hand Washes the Left

How ultra-Orthodox Jews and the secular left are forging an unlikely peace coalition in Israel

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An Insider’s Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth

A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters

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A Zionist Porn Star, a Lube Merchant, and a Lesbian Rabbi Walk Into a Gay Synagogue…

Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier LGBT synagogue

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Amal Alamuddin, Please Put George Clooney on Hold, and Investigate War Crimes in Gaza

How the international human rights lawyer could help save Gaza and Lebanon

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Is There Still a Jewish Question? Why I’m an Anti-Anti-Zionist

In this essay, from 2003, the leftist feminist rock critic Ellen Willis discussed her misgivings about Zionism—and about its opponents

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How a Hamas Anthem Became a Hit in Israel

Why Israeli kids are singing ‘Up, Do Terror Attacks!’

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Parallel Lives: Imagining a Different Future for Israel and Palestine

An excerpt from a new political analysis lays out reasons for hope in the idea of ‘parallel states’

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The Gaza War Marked the End of the Two-State Solution: Here’s What’s Next

In an excerpt from an important new political analysis, an introduction to the ‘One Land, Two State’ solution

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The Muslim Right and the Anglo-American Left: The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name

An excerpt from ‘Double Bind’ questions the logic of ‘One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter’

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How Stupid Can You Get? Rethinking Israel Is the Way To Find Out.

A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching

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John Kerry Has Hamas’ Back: So, Who Has Israel’s?

AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out