After decades of great expectations, Beersheba often seems like a lost cause. But a recent visit revealed a city finally on the cusp of a breakthrough.
Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: The tug of war between state-sponsored clerics and soft-spoken Islamists over the hearts and minds of the young now includes the IDF
Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: How one woman in the Negev stands up against polygamy, abuse, and ignorance
In the first of a series of dispatches from Arab society in Israel, where—and how—should the Bedouin live?
Once an afterthought, the Negev today is one of Israel’s top tourist attractions
The Jewish state seeks to bring the Bedouin in from the desert
West Bank factory’s move to Israel proper still won’t satisfy activists
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Israel’s founding father and America’s modernist share a birthday
A Long Island-born, middle-aged Israeli soldier patrols the Egyptian border on reserve duty—and reflects on two decades of civilian and military life
As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land
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