Social worker Tamar Dahan helps women convicted of murdering abusive husbands and has brought about the early release of many of them from prison. She tells Haaretz why she doesn’t consider her clients murderers and what must be done to avert new cases
Synagogues are being reconstructed, huge celebrations in honor of 1,700 years of Jewish history are being planned and new initiatives have been launched to integrate rabbis in the police and the army. Can the revival of Jewish life make Germany great again?
'Gertler and Associates Would Come to the Bank, and a Teller Would Take a Sack and a Bill Counter Up to Management'
Gradi Koko and Navy Malela, auditors at a Democratic Republic of Congo bank, had to flee to Europe after exposing cash deposits worth millions by associates of Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler, who was at the time subject to international sanctions. Gertler's lawyer: Accusations are a 'deliberate weave of empty allegations'
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A family that uprooted itself to move to a new country, with plans to return, and a man who teaches blind people to surf
The police say that Ahmad Erekat tried to ram a Border Police officer at a checkpoint. An international organization investigated, and came up with very different findings
Beijing's burgeoning ties with African countries, accelerating during the era of so-called vaccine nationalism, are raising questions about its motives
Russian Police Have Gotten to My Nephew, My Cousin, My Kid's Music Teacher. Putin's Crackdown Ramps Up
Relatives and a good friend of mine in Russia have been subjected to intimidating visits by the police during the latest anti-Putin protests. If this is what’s happening in my close circle, one can only imagine how far the authorities are ready to go to quell the opposition movement
Even in normal times, society looks with embarrassment upon people who don’t have kids. During the coronavirus period that attitude only intensified
We do not deserve the olive as our national tree
Palestinians in Israel over the age of 18 are barred from visiting their loved ones in the Gaza Strip. Hundreds of families are being torn apart
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A nomadic couple says life is best while traveling back and forth between Israel and Switzerland, and a lawyer who says big cases are not the ones that generate the most joy
A year after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the three-fold crisis plaguing Israeli society threatens the basic contract between the state and its citizenry, and has led to a lack of trust in government leaders and institutions and an 'unparalleled degree of polarization'
The experiences of the intelligence officer of the Israel Defense Forces division that oversaw the entry of Christian Phalangists into Beirut's Sabra and Chatila refugee camps reveal what went on behind the scenes in September 1982 – and what led him to tell ‘the truth but not all the truth’ to the commission of inquiry
'What is this nonsense about telling us we can’t gather in the street, or we can’t have a party in our house, or we can’t go to a restaurant?'
To understand the Pétain government's inexplicable support for the continued activities of the Jewish Scouts during World War II, we must abandon our stereotypical views of the Holocaust in France
An Unarmed Palestinian Is Shot Dead at a Settler Outpost. The Israeli Army's Conclusion? He Was a Terrorist
What was an accountant from the Palestinian Finance Ministry doing late at night near an unauthorized outpost, where a settler shot him to death?
Conversations at the Tel Aviv airport: A production manager leaves Israel for his country of birth, while a land assessor considers moving to Singapore, where COVID is under control
Poised on the cusp between economic and climate disaster, and an amazing commercial opportunity, Gulf-based petroleum giants realize today that the golden age of oil is about to end, Dan Rabinowitz asserts in his new book. Is the era of green on the horizon?
The window near him was open. No way he didn’t hear the horns and catcalls of ‘Bibi go home!’ Did he feel any humility as he sat before the trio of judges?
Three dead from COVID-19 in one shift, patients who languish for hours in the ambulance, impossible ethical dilemmas that must be resolved daily – a grim chronicle of the life of an Israeli paramedic
The life of Jesus and the religion he spawned are taught in Israeli schools in a way that’s inconsistent with their influence on European culture and Western civilization, scholars lament in a new book
The Rorschach test, invented 100 years ago, still provokes fierce controversy. Do the mysterious inkblots really possess the almost magical qualities attributed to them?
Pressure to publish, a narcissistic personality or simply the pursuit of glory: What makes researchers cheat, and how does scientific fraud affect attitudes toward coronavirus vaccinations?
Mohammed Nazal lived with his wife for only one month and has never met their son. For years, Israel prevented him from leaving the West Bank to be united with them, until a petition changed everything
An Israeli expat who sees himself as '100-percent Americanized,' and a dentist who splits his time between Israel and Italy, even in the middle of a pandemic
When it comes to fashion, Paris is no longer important and neither is Vogue, declares fashion designer Artsi Ifrach, which is why he left the City of Light for Morocco. He tells Haaretz why fashion doesn't exist in Israel and why the burka is inspiring
Freedom, Nature and Training for War: A Boy's Diaries Offer Poignant Glimpse Into 1940s Kibbutz Life
A rare window into the early life of the generation that fought Israel’s wars and built the country
The Paper Brigade set out to rescue Jewish intellectual treasures, first from the Nazis, then the Russians – even at peril of their lives
History shows that politics based on incitement flares up fast – but it is also likely to fade away fast
Abdel Nasser Halawa, a deaf man with mental disabilities, died of his wounds four months after being shot at a checkpoint. His brother accuses a Jerusalem hospital of releasing him despite his dire condition
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A young Israeli heads to Vienna to find herself, and two even younger Israelis who relocated to Mexico visit their homeland
'I've Seen How Far It Could Go': The Bot Hunter Who Exposes Netanyahu's Manipulative Facebook Tactics
Why people prefer to believe the lie, according to an Israeli activist who exposes fake social media profiles that spread misinformation
Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi is in a realistic slot on Meretz’s Knesset slate – and she isn't apologizing for being one place below a retired general
The casino magnate and fierce supporter of Trump and Netanyahu has died, but the notion that you can influence people's ideas with money has not
Since the death of a settler teen in an accident a month ago, there have been some 44 attacks by settlers on Palestinians – but not one arrest. Three of those assaulted recount what they endured
In Israel's early years, members of the government had bitter arguments about the appointment of non-Ashkenazi justices to the Supreme Court. The consequences of these discussions, which ultimately led to the creation of the 'Sephardi chair,' are felt to this day
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: An Israeli lawyer who didn't let a bone-shattering accident stand in the way of her lofty dreams
Has the coronavirus pandemic dealt a mortal blow to fast fashion as we know it?
Countless bunkers, a mystical sect's paradisaical shrine and a royal palace – a journey through Albania to find the burial place of a false Messiah