The Tumultuous Life and Nuanced Work of Israel’s Greatest Children’s Book Writer

After tragedy, Dvora Omer found flaws, beauty in the nation’s founding figures, turning them into literary heroes

Rouhani’s NYC Tweets; Tel Aviv’s Spotty Wi-Fi

Plus a decade of trying to halt Iran’s nuclear program, and more in the news

Tel Aviv’s Central Bus Station, 20 Years Later

The much-maligned complex was designed to be an architectural triumph

‘Homeland’ Ditches Israel; Poet Levine Wins Big

Plus Sacha Baron Cohen’s Yom Kippur service, and more in the news

‘On the Edge of Our City’: A Short Story for Yom Kippur by Aharon Appelfeld

A Holocaust survivor wrestles with the angel of history on the beach in Tel Aviv

Iron Dome Deployed in Tel Aviv

First time the system has been readied for possible attack from Israel’s north

Israel-League Basketball Legend Kenny ‘The Wizard’ Williams Is in a Sea of Trouble

Where in the world is the American prep-school sensation who played for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in the 1990s?

Tel Aviv Hotspot Serving Pork in Beef Dishes?

Lawsuit alleges popular Asian-fusion restaurant Zepra misled customers

Tel Aviv’s Annual White Night Festival Tonight

The all-night event features concerts, symposiums, and parties across the city

Israel Gets First Louis Vuitton Store

Brand opens flagship store in Tel Aviv’s upscale Ramat Aviv mall

Raider of the Lost Arak

Yair Lapid taxes cheap booze in Israel, mayhem ensues

Daybreak: Billboard Calls Out Brooklyn Yeshivas

Plus Tel Aviv’s pride parade, escape tunnels found at Sobibor, and more

Before the Revolution Explores the Sheltered Fantasy Lives Led by Israelis in Iran

Dan Shadur talks about his new documentary about life under the Shah, and his parents’ golden years in Tehran

The Rock Star’s Guide to Eating, Praying, and Loving in the High Security State of Israel

Why Justin Bieber, Elton John, Madonna, and, yes, Alicia Keys, love to play Tel Aviv—and why Israel loves them back

The Great Baby Divide

I knew my friends weren’t keen on kids. Then I found out that they didn’t much care for parents, either.

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