Exploring not only what was, but what could have been
2018: A Year in Review
From the detention of anti-occupation U.S. activists to the sidelining of leaders in the Reform and Conservative movements, this has been another annus horribilis – and that’s even before considering the actions of Israel’s diaspora affairs minister
2018: A Year in Review
Does bread predate agriculture? Why did Gauls embalm the heads of their enemies? Did Uri Geller really use ESP to find an ancient factory? Read all about it in Haaretz's top archaeology stories of 2018
Who exactly did ancient Jews really worship, and what did Jesus really look like? Find out in the top Haaretz biblical and Christian archaeology stories of 2018
Netanyahu’s government is increasingly perceived as the Kellyanne Conway of Trump’s race baiting and the Rudy Giuliani of his America First agenda
From fresh-faced lawmakers looking to make their mark in Congress to rabbis thrust unwittingly into the media spotlight, here are 10 people who came to the fore this year
When the news cycle gets too bleak, sometimes all you can do is laugh – and not just at Donald J. Trump – as these tweets show
The potential for further unrest remains high, including in countries that escaped civil war after the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, such as Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt.
At least 63 professional journalists around the world were killed doing their jobs in 2018 – a 15% increase over last year, says report
From border protests to flaming kite attacks to airstrikes on Gaza, 2018 saw another year in a cycle of violence that made headlines around the world and shows no signs of stopping
Donny Deutsch predicted on MSNBC over the weekend, 'What is going to put him in jail eventually... destroy anything he's ever built, and his children, is a 30 year dishonest criminal enterprise'
The pro-Assad axis saw great strategic success in 2018 – but Tehran has also suffered failures ■ The state of the Israeli army's ground forces is a divisive issue Netanyahu will have to address
Maintaining the ways of their elders is particularly important, the women of Nazareth say, in a year in which many feel their communities have been negatively affected by new Israeli legislation
Russian military: 'The war is over and the country’s restoration is proceeding at full pace' ■ U.S. criticized for failing to ensure delivery of aid to Tanf