An excerpt from Matti Friedman’s new book, ‘Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel’
Is it better to cooperate with dictatorships and authoritarian regimes and tell half the story with hands tied—or not tell the story at all?
A cloth-seller in Jerusalem feels the effects of Syria’s war
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
Yaakov Stark died penniless and unknown. His murals at the Ades Synagogue are a masterpiece of early Zionist art.
On the streets with the guerrilla organizers who may breathe life into Israel’s moribund left
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters