When Shmuel Yosef Agnon was evacuated to the Jerusalem home of the famed kabbalist Gershom Scholem during the War of Independence, he found a letter that would make every Airbnb host proud.
Israeli cinema and television have provided Palestinian actress Samar Qupty with a showcase for her talent and enabled her to make small inroads against bigotry — even among the occasional Ben-Gurion airport security worker.
The Ethiopian-Jewish community marks Sigd, a holiday of self-examination with prayers and fasting, broken with a ceremonial challah-style bread called dabo. Community leader Pnina Agenyahu shares her recipe.
Samson the Greek? 3,000-year-old finds at Tel Dan suggest that the Danites were Aegean soldiers hired by Canaan's Egyptian overlords to keep order.
Offering a different take on the aliens-invade-Earth theme in sci-fi movies, this film considers the power of language to transform reality and suggests that we reconsider our conception of time.
Your guide to exhibits, tours and other attractions around Israel.
Was cultural life in Nazi Germany as unidimensional and controlled as we have been led to believe? A new survey suggests that the situation was far more complex.
Another 17 countries in Europe are at risk of widespread infection due to the presence of the mosquito responsible for the virus' transfer.
The consistent rise in sea temperatures due to climate change is regarded as the main factor in the disappearance of marine species.
A documentary film now on Yes VOD brings the world arms trade out of the shadows and makes for an eye-opening viewing experience.
Artists draw thousands of listeners, appear at major festivals and enjoy media exposure, but they still struggle to get by.
Miri Regev's post came after an actress criticized a defamation suit against director Mohammad Bakri and after audience members, some of whom had already begun filing out, were asked to sing the national anthem.