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?
There’s a name for people who imagine that the right to reclaim your great-grandmother’s house should extend forever: Palestinians
Six essential insights about what just happened in Israel and what it means for the country’s future
Israel’s defense minister showed politicians everywhere how to respond to racism in their ranks
In a landscape vacated of the two literary giants Aharon Appelfeld and Amos Oz, Israeli fiction ushers in the rise of a new generation of women writers. The author of ‘All the Rivers’ talks about sabras in New York, American Jewry’s allure, and learning to listen for the perfect watermelon.
Wondering what’s going to happen in September? Just look at these depressing numbers.
How the shaming of a soccer star led to the biggest shake-up in Israeli politics and finally unchained Netanyahu’s chief right-wing rival
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned Wednesday after a deal was reached with Hamas, prompting speculation that early elections will be called
A vigil for 11 Jews massacred by an anti-Semitic killer in Pittsburgh marks a horrifying occasion, but hardly brings closure
The Jewish Diaspora versus the national-policy interests of the Jewish state: a dispatch from a confounding forum on the rise and spread of an old hatred
A lawsuit argues that men and women who left the ultra-Orthodox world without basic math, history, and language knowledge to live secular lives were neglected by the state. The state counters that it’s the parents’ fault.
Returning to the scene of last year’s hate-motivated stabbing, as the Holy City again celebrates all forms of sexuality and gender
The defense attorney says he works to protect the law and due process in Israel, not the violent ideology of his clients
The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right
The Russian politician’s surprise decision to pull out of coalition talks is only the latest echo of his undying ambition
‘Catch the Jew!’ is a shoddy, fantastical answer to Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath’
As Knesset elections near, online ads get heated—and some get banned
Jewish Home party’s cheeky new video kicks off Israeli election ad season