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One Last Interview

Three weeks ago, Shimon Peres sat for what he intended to be a Rosh Hashanah-timed discussion about the state of the world. It was also his final one.

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The Occupation Is on Trial

An IDF soldier shoots a wounded Palestinian terrorist in Hebron, and is detained and tried. His guilt or innocence will reveal how Israel—after five decades of military control—is dealing with its society becoming more intolerant, more dangerous, and more violent.

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Two States, One Homeland: The Promised Land of Isra-stine?

Eliaz Cohen believes one way to break the one-state/two-state dichotomy might be to combine them, in an attempt to avoid ‘righting a wrong’ by creating another wrong

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Israeli Boy—A Story

‘I too, was willingly sent to serve in the army. It was both sad and funny.’

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‘Censored Voices’ of the Six-Day War

Watch the exclusive premiere of the trailer for the award-winning documentary, featuring Israeli author Amoz Oz

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I Was a Teenage Stowaway

Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.

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Why Israel’s Elections Were Really About 1967

Has Israel’s ‘finest hour’ sown the seeds of self-destruction?

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Can Ecstasy, Primarily Known as a Club Drug, Help People Suffering From Trauma?

Israeli drug trials are investigating whether MDMA can be a useful psychiatric tool in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

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Seeing the Strengths and Pitfalls of a Whole Country in the Lives of Seven Paratroopers

In his new book, ‘Like Dreamers,’ Yossi Klein Halevi chronicles the clash of Utopian visions that followed the Six Day War

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Daybreak: Syria Seizes U.N. Border Crossing

Plus Austria withdraws from Golan Heights in response, and more

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Why Jordan’s Stability Is So Important

Remembering King Hussein, who died on this day in 1999

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Sundown: A Shul Grows in Lebanon

Plus U.S. slams Israel over settlement announcement, and more

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Bibi’s Political Inheritance

What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.

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The Heights

U.S. and Israeli policymakers are yet to acknowledge that their decades-long push to use the Golan to make peace with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a far-fetched dream

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Bomb Proof

The 1967 Soviet-Egyptian intervention in Israel is a lesson in how not to block a Mideast bomb

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No Direction Home

Maybe American liberal Zionism simply isn’t worth saving

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Good Samaritans

Israel’s smallest religious minority offers Jews a glimpse of what might have been

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Late-‘60s Hadassah Head Dies

Jacobson, American Zionist activist, was 97

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Song Cycle

The many lives of ‘Jerusalem of Gold,’ an Israeli anthem

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City of Refuge

Twenty-eight years after he left, an evacuee from Sinai’s largest abandoned settlement looks back at his onetime neighbors’ sad history

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Jerusalem Daze

In Crossing Mandelbaum Gate, Kai Bird recalls growing up in the Middle East as a diplomat’s son

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Sundown: Jordan Demands Dead Sea Scrolls

Plus the slain Iranian physicist, Dysentery-a, and more

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Impersonating Myself

When I finally met “my people,” I felt a little out of my depth

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