You think American politics is cutthroat?
The extraordinary true cloak-and-dagger tale of how a chance encounter in a London bookstore made peace possible, on the 25th anniversary of the Israel-Jordan accords
On tour in Holland, the reggae great talks about climbing Masada, seeing Mecca, and ‘the magic that music brings to the people’
In a fiery speech, the country’s top Arab politician imagines what was previously considered impossible: a Jewish-Arab coalition to topple Benjamin Netanyahu
A response to Liel Leibovitz’s criticisms of the Israeli left argues that it was actually the right’s ‘tyrannical aspirations’ that destroyed Israel’s national unity
The slain prime minister’s granddaughter lashes out at Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli government
Campus Week: ‘I didn’t think about the future but I knew he wouldn’t be a part of it.’
A translator for Itzak Rabin recalls her role in selling the message of Oslo and laments the damage done by the historic accord
Today on Jewcy: An original poem
An excerpt from Itamar Rabinovich’s new biography of the Israeli leader and statesmen reviews Rabin’s time as Ambassador to the United States
A new biography by Yitzhak Rabin’s former ambassador to Washington and lead negotiator with Syria recalls the rise of the Israeli leader and a time of possibility
Playwright J.T. Rogers talks about the deputies’ deputies who allow him to tell a complicated diplomatic story, why the play resonates today, and why the 1990s seems so very long ago now
Three weeks before his death in 2016, Shimon Peres sat for what he intended to be a Rosh Hashanah-timed discussion about the state of the world. It was also his final one.
This presidential order—a rare honor—has historically been given to few other foreign dignitaries
American and Israeli efforts to impact each other’s politics have a long, hidden history
Amos Gitai’s disturbing documentary ‘Rabin, The Last Day,’ and the shaping of the real
Amos Gitai’s polemical new documentary—opening in U.S. theaters Friday—on the 1995 assassination that rocked Israel sacrifices facts in favor of sensation
Among the featured films is a documentary about the works of Chantal Akerman, Natalie Portman’s directorial debut, and a 20th anniversary screening of ‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’
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