The first time I heard my daughter refer to herself as Jewish was when an Israeli soldier stopped us, thinking we were Palestinian ■ Post #3
While we unpacked our new home in Al Bireh, we discovered the differences between us and our local friends. But we don't hide who we are because the strange truth of our circumstances is my strongest protection ■ Post #2
After a year in the U.S., we brought the family home to Ramallah. The children and I landed in Israel and drove through roads littered with checkpoints, while Osama, my partner, had to fly in through Jordan
In first interview with Israeli press, HUC president Andrew Rehfeld slams comments of Israel's education minister
Jess Salomon is a Jew from Canada, Eman El-Husseini is the daughter of a Palestinian family, together they're a comedy duo to be reckoned with
The ban on attending an intermarriage, which was instituted in 1972, was not enforced, although many rabbis said they heeded it
Lucy Aharish’s marriage to Tzachi Halevy, which drew the seed purists from their hideouts, revealed where Israel stands compared to the Arab region when it comes to matters of relationships between men and women
Only a handful of the 40 billboards that went up around town the day before remained intact. The posters that were removed bore the slogan 'Tomorrow it could be your daughter'
Party leaders Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked set the tone, enabling the Habayit Hayehudi campaign against Arab-Jewish intermarriage in the Ramle local election
‘Tomorrow It Could Be Your Daughter’: Right-wing Party Campaigns on Anti-assimilation in Central Israeli Town
Street signs in Ramle show a woman wearing a hijab, reading: 'Only a strong Habayit Hayehudi can preserve Jewish Ramle' ■ Habayit Hayehudi's national branch says that 'national character must be preserved but preserve an honorable campaign style'
The authoritarianism of Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party, including its anti-Arab sentiment, must not be ignored
Top Centrist Politician Yair Lapid: Intermarriage Is Bad Because Jews 'Haven't Recovered From the Holocaust'
Yesh Atid chairman responds to wedding of Israeli Arab broadcaster Lucy Aharish and Jewish actor Tzachi Halevy
Lucy Aharish and Tzachi Halevy may actually spawn a much more moral and civilized race than the one that has arisen here so far
Likud's Oren Hazan condemns marriage of journalist Lucy Aharish and actor Tzachi Halevy, accuses him of converting to Islam
Ron Lauder claimed in a New York Times op-ed that Israel’s policies cause ‘assimilation’ and ‘alienation’ from Israel. Is he serious?
Lehava has been known to target Arabs for dating Jewish women
Puerto Rico is the only island in the Caribbean that has Orthodox, Conservative and Reform congregations — and the latter is growing in leaps and bounds
What is the difference between wanting to perpetuate a pure Jewish dynasty and any other racial doctrine?
The Jewish People Policy Institute study finds that only half of American Jews aged 25-54 are married, most of them to non-Jews
Officially, Israel's Law of Return recognizes all Jews of choice, regardless of their affiliation. But recent cases involving converts who immigrated begs the question: Is the law upheld in practice?
For me and for many others, assimilation is not a 'problem' – it is the only way that allows us to be at peace with ourselves.
The Social Services Ministry doubled its funding since 2012 for a shelter for young Jewish women 'rescued' from Arab villages. 'We have been cooperating with a racist group for a decade,' a source in the ministry says.
U.S. Jewish communal professionals says intermarriage is a problem demanding multi-million dollar intervention. But Jews like me don't buy it: not their 'crisis' definition, the political framing, nor the 'solutions' they offer.
Seventy-two percent of non-Orthodox American Jews marry non-Jews. But two decades of a dubious strategy to engage intermarried Jews by rebranding Jewish communal life as 'welcoming' and 'inclusive' has completely failed.
This Day in Jewish History 1783 (Or '84): British MP, Art Collector and Slave-owning Abolitionist Is Born
Ralph Bernal coped with his moral dilemma by supporting other countries’ anti-slavery movements while opposing abolition efforts in Britain.
Central Bureau of Statistics figures show a 29-percent increase in unmarried couples over two-year period.
Dying for the Golden Calf? Celebrating tribal intermarriage? Or, simply, marking the summer equinox? Whatever its origin, latter-day Zionists liked this holiday.
Surging assimilation, which threatens the continued existence of the Jewish people in the U,S, has brought about a reckoning within the Reform establishment - but Israel has failed to take notice.
Kushner and Trump split in 2008, prompting Wendi Deng Murdoch — the former wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch — to bring the two back together on a weekend yacht trip, according to the New Yorker.