The humanist reviver of modern Hebrew, who explicitly sought help from "her sister, Arabic", would not recognize the idea the two languages are each other's nemesis, as Israel’s nation-state bill seems to imagine
Ehud Barak reviews 'Catch 67,' a book he says is steeped in right-wing ideology and therefore fails to identify the real threat facing Israel's existence
A global vision is needed to oppose the world’s religious-nationalist-rightist governments, starting with a call to Facebook and Twitter to muffle hatred online
If not for the UN, who knows what it would have said? (We can guess, though)
One of the perpetrators of war crimes against Palestinians that accompanied Israel’s creation was my relative, Mordechai Ben-Uziyahu, who participated in the Deir Yassin massacre. This is why I remember his humanity.
British undercover police who had to pose as Jews in Mandatory Palestine faced a complicated challenge: Learning to look sloppy
Theories for the origin of the word reach into long-forgotten eras of history, and the speculated origin in 'wild cat' isn't necessarily the most fanciful.
Ben-Gurion and the other founders knew what they were doing when they kept God out of the Declaration of Independence. Israel still functions thanks to them
Such anniversaries like Independence Day once celebrated the people's liberation of national sites, but they've since been supplanted by the barbecue and other entertainment
The inconsequentiality with which some of Haaretz's writers treat the Jewish faith and the religiously observant community does not attest to depth and talent