A political pressure group's use of a scapegoat, which channels the violence, is a classic tactic intended to create social cohesion and gather political power.
Israeli researcher of French immigrants says he discovered a wave of immigration unlike any other - meet the Boeing aliyah: Jews who moved to Israel but work in France.
It is too easy to just pin the blame for inequalities in our education system on the government. If we want our children to receive a good education, parents and children must assume responsibility, too.
Under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu, messianic nationalists from his Likud party, the Habayit Hayehudi party and movements similar to them in spirit are unraveling the seams of Israeli society.
The news is not in noting that Ashkenazi children disappeared in the same period as the children of immigrants from Yemen, the Balkans and the Middle East - rather, the great drama is in exposing the scope of the phenomenon.
Haaretz receives new reports about sets of twins born in Israel, where one baby stayed in the hospital and was never seen again. 'Could my brother be alive'? asks a surviving sibling.
When I read the recent series of Ofer Aderet's reports about the disappearance of children in Israel, I begin to ask myself: Where is Dan? Are you alive?
It was always known that roughly a thousand of Yemenite children disappeared in the 50s, but Haaretz report has revealed Ashkenazi children 'disappeared' as well. Now, in wake of report, new families have come forward.
Although the Ashkenazi culture and institutions are part of our dwindling interface with the West, they are also barriers between us and our neighbors, near and far.
No 'Smoking Gun' on Yemenite Children's Abduction, but Hundreds Didn't Just Disappear, Israeli Minister Says
Tsachi Hanegbi, in charge of latest investigation into 1950s affair, stands by claim that 'hundreds' were abducted, but finds no evidence linking it to Ben-Gurion-led political establishment.