Despite the political upheaval and suppression of intellectuals, the country's literary scene flourishes. A conversation with the courageous poet Efe Duyan.
In a penitent farewell offering, Haaretz's controversial columnist explains how he allowed his role of 'amusing devil' to take control of his life - and his conscience.
There's no way of settling this question - but what is clear is that empathy for the suffering of Israelis is foreign to tribal Palestinian society.
When you’re laughed at in public – for example, on a popular TV show – you are effectively canonized. That's the prize, or perhaps punishment, for breaking a taboo.
In the contest of who is the most vulgar, the left-wing icon Noa or the right-wing culture minister Miri Regev, Noa wins hands-down.
In a throwback to medieval times, everyone on Israel’s right and left is trying to find their own demon for the country’s woes.
Any of the terrible things the right-wing government is ostensibly doing to culture, the enlightened left has already done better.
The recent media storm over the ‘wedding of hate’ video proves that transparency has become the most-prized, and overrated, virtue in Israel.
Even when we are appalled by the antics of some right-wing groups, their actions aren't always as absurd as they may initially appear.
Why are Israelis attacking Donald Trump? After all, his vision of barring Muslims has been implemented for years here.