Comparisons of Israel to 1930s Germany are dismissed as hysterical exaggerations or anti-Semitic attacks, but they are actually the ethical imperative of 'never again.'
David Sarna Galdi
David Sarna, a former editor at Haaretz, is the head of English language content for a non-profit organization in Tel Aviv.
Ahmad Amer approached Israeli soldiers at a West Bank checkpoint with a knife and was immediately killed. His short goodbye letter might ironically contain a message of hope.
Before burning all Israeli Arabs at the stake because of the rantings of a few of their leaders, consider the disgraceful belief held by almost half of Israeli Jews.
Yotze dofen is an exceptional word, in that it is two words, thanks to which we'll make an exception and give you two two-word words of the day.
If it hadn't been for the British Mandate, Israelis would have called the ubiquitous water container 'Wehrmachtkanister.'
The Hebrew way to the heart of the matter
Little do the world's hyperactive stock traders know the word for their exchange originated with a 13th-century Dutch family.
If the clothes make the man,'gourmette' makes him a stereotypical Israeli.
In Israel, 'protektzia' is the unspoken fuel that powers everything from business deals to cutting in line at the cafe.
A Yiddish phrase becomes a Middle Eastern fixture and a symbol of an unsung method of repurposing.