A story of murder and a mysterious man who lived north of Jerusalem
The ritual of mourning Israel’s war dead is becoming part of Jewish tradition, and has a thing or two to teach Americans
Two new books bring to life the knife-edge moment when the British Empire was being liquidated and the U.S. national security establishment tried and failed to block the birth of Israel
Reflecting upon the difficult years as early immigrants to Israel, and the legacy those ‘olim’ left behind
Matan Kahana’s lonely battle to build a religious-Zionist-labor-Orthodox-democratic Jewish state
On the 50th birthday of the Israeli cult classic ‘Metzitzim,’ a look at the tragedy behind the country’s iconic summer comedy
The president and his people try to seal a new Iran deal by hanging their appeasement of Putin on Israel
After two decades of manic-depressive relations, Erdogan wants to give the Jewish state another spin
Israel’s last wave of Ukrainian and Russian Jews is preparing to absorb the next one
As Moscow slides into global pariah status, it will want to upgrade ties with its closest allies on NATO’s southern flank: Syria and Iran
Beijing’s courtship of Israel has been canny and effective
Is Israel finally bringing its public posture toward Hezbollah closer to reality?
Israel’s forgotten secular nationalist Hanukkah holiday was all about welcoming immigrants
Israel is the model for the nation-state idea on which the current global order was founded. That’s why opponents of the idea see it as a target.
The new government wants to work closely with Washington, reduce Israel’s dependence on it, and prepare for military action. Can it have all three?
How a political, media, and activist failure is leading to avoidable deaths
From the Soviet Yiddishists of the 1920s to the American Jewish Studies Departments of today, blaming Jews for antisemitism doesn’t end well
Six essential insights about what just happened in Israel and what it means for the country’s future