A Tunisian Jewish woman prays in La Ghriba, the synagogue in Djerba, southern Tunisia,Oct. 28, 2015. AP

Reopening the Debate Over Arab Jews

Is 'Arab Jew' a fabricated identity? Yes, but that doesn’t diminish the power of the concept, or the debate over it.

Two wonderful things happened as a result of the furor over Army Radio’s broadcast in July of a program on Mahmoud Darwish. First, Israeli interest in the works of the late Palestinian poet has grown. Second,...

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