A man’s life flashes before our eyes, in the blink of yet another election
Refusing to modify preconceived ideas in the face of hard evidence is a dangerous habit, for Israelis and also for Americans
The dramatic Christmas Eve, blockade-busting escapade that delivered game-changing French missile boats to Israel’s navy 50 years ago today
Remembering the dead lost under Avigdor Ben-Gal’s pivotal battle to hold the Syrian army on the Golan Heights in the 1973 Yom Kippur War
A new film tries to fill in the blanks in the secret life of Ashraf Marwan, who spied for Israel in the lead-up to the Yom Kippur War
Teaching interactive history on the Golan
In October of 1973, the singer flew to Israel to entertain the soldiers on the front lines, and left with one of his finest albums
Bitter division after news reports call the greatest story of the Yom Kippur War into question
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.
One report claimed ‘neither side seems bent on starting hostilities’
‘I too, was willingly sent to serve in the army. It was both sad and funny.’
A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
A stalwart of the right, Sharon was a pragmatist whose mission was to teach Jews how to survive in the Middle East
One of Israel’s legendary military commanders and most influential politicians leaves a legacy that was nearly great
The influential and divisive spiritual leader of Israel’s Sephardim leaves contradictory legacy
Two of the war’s most public figures faced off in an unlikely event Sunday
Zvi Zamir and Eli Zeira reckon with history in Tel Aviv after four decades of feuding over the surprise attack
We tend to overlook the gentiles who keep synagogues running. As we begin the Torah anew, let’s acknowledge our debt to them.
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