Last summer’s war in Gaza was the clearest indication yet of how the IDF has been moving from the secular to the religious, with former chief of staff and current Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon at the heart of the change. What are the long-term implications?
The village of Netiv Ha'asara, next to the Gaza Strip, has turned the security situation to its advantage and launched a campaign to attract tourists. Just don't say it's to die for.
The historian, best known for exposing IDF atrocities from 1948, now says it's the Palestinians who are not interested in a two-state solution.
Alongside a rise in the number of Jewish Israelis who say they believe in God, the country also has a well-established atheist community.
Seven sons of Moshav Nahalal were killed within 10 days during the Yom Kippur War. But in Israel's first cooperative settlement, an ethos of self-sacrifice prevented the bereaved from expressing their grief. A new documentary film by Zippi Baider probes the psychological price of this tightly regulated culture of mourning.
Prof. Raphi Walden, the personal physician (and son-in-law) of President Shimon Peres, is a devoted activist who works with African refugees in Israel. Under the proposed Infiltration Prevention Bill, doctors like him would be subject to prison terms. Has Israeli society become indifferent to suffering?
A new study claims that mourning parents often seek out the media as a coping mechanism, but the method is not always therapeutic.