Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Shin Bet reportedly arrested three men in connection with the ‘advanced’ plan
City-wide celebration of African culture to raise awareness of asylum seekers
This week’s protests in Tel Aviv are the fruit of nearly a decade of government indecision about how to handle an influx of strangers
Despite decades of opposition, there is hope yet for revelry: drunk Americans
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
Plus Kerry says peace talks have intensified, and more in the news
Young, progressive voters are accusing liberal paragons like Gideon Levy of selling out. Will their split have national implications?
Plus Ronan Farrow gets his own MSNBC show, and more in the news
After tragedy, Dvora Omer found flaws, beauty in the nation’s founding figures, turning them into literary heroes
Plus a decade of trying to halt Iran’s nuclear program, and more in the news
The much-maligned complex was designed to be an architectural triumph
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen’s Yom Kippur service, and more in the news
A Holocaust survivor wrestles with the angel of history on the beach in Tel Aviv
First time the system has been readied for possible attack from Israel’s north
Where in the world is the American prep-school sensation who played for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in the 1990s?
Lawsuit alleges popular Asian-fusion restaurant Zepra misled customers
The all-night event features concerts, symposiums, and parties across the city
Brand opens flagship store in Tel Aviv’s upscale Ramat Aviv mall
Yair Lapid taxes cheap booze in Israel, mayhem ensues
Plus Tel Aviv’s pride parade, escape tunnels found at Sobibor, and more
Dan Shadur talks about his new documentary about life under the Shah, and his parents’ golden years in Tehran
Why Justin Bieber, Elton John, Madonna, and, yes, Alicia Keys, love to play Tel Aviv—and why Israel loves them back
I knew my friends weren’t keen on kids. Then I found out that they didn’t much care for parents, either.
Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv
Artists, writers, Ben-Gurion’s grandson read from Declaration
IDF sappers defused what’s believed to be an Italian bomb
After a decade in Tel Aviv, European-trained baker Uri Scheft brings his Breads to Manhattan
Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism