The new Israeli curriculum on Jewish communities in the Muslim world is welcome, but it highlights only the persecution. And in the case of Egypt, it’s not even clear a full-fledged expulsion happened
Eyal Sagui Bizawe
Featuring a creature made of terror victims' body parts, the novel is a ground-breaker in Arab literature that paints an authentic picture of a bleeding city
More than ever, Arabic-language books are being translated into Hebrew. Is Israel, winner of the European Cup and three Eurovision song contests, finally daring to crack open a peephole into the neighborhood where it lives?
Is 'Arab Jew' a fabricated identity? Yes, but that doesn’t diminish the power of the concept, or the debate over it.
Religion and patriotism inspired Safaa Khatib, a devout Muslim whose father is an Islamic Movement leader, in creating her final project at the Bezalel Academy – with the help of some Palestinian soccer stars.
The first Arabic issue of My.Kali, the Jordanian-based online gay magazine, went online in May, after nine years mainly in English. They contend with the prejudices and stereotypes in both the Arab and Western worlds.
‘Barbs,’ a viral hit from a Saudi break-dance crew, demonstrates social media’s power to unite.
Why regulars at Anna Loulou in Jaffa – Israelis and Palestinians, straights and gays – have taken over running the unique establishment.
Less than 100 years ago, there was a Yiddish theater company in Cairo, Jewish actors appeared in Egyptian movies and Jewish musicians were listened to across North Africa and the Middle East. This historic tradition can now play a part in Israel’s future.
In his hand-colored photographic works, such as those now on show in Paris, Youssef Nabil embodies his longings for the past, for a world that no longer exists and may never have existed – except in the movies.