Our political culture insists on seeing the Jews as the direct descendants of the ancient Hebrews. But the Jews never existed as a ‘people’ – still less as a nation
Jews and Arabs
The prevailing approach of Zionism makes the Palestinians hostages in the intra-Jewish debate over the country’s borders. It also makes Israel a criminal state. But there’s a way to justify the Jews’ settlement in Israel, based on political morality rather than history
An Israeli government ministry claims that the Haifa Story Festival was not aimed at people from marginalized communities in Israel, and therefore doesn't merit funding allocated to events that cater to disadvantaged groups
‘Forever Pure’ director Maya Zinshtein not only filmed Beitar’s La Familia members, but also held a dialogue with them -- even as her life was threatened
Rubin Mass saved books from being burned by the Nazis in 1933 and 15 years later safeguarded the property of his Arab neighbors. A new exhibition recounts the tumultuous history of his house in the Talbieh neighborhood
Lucy Aharish’s marriage to Tzachi Halevy, which drew the seed purists from their hideouts, revealed where Israel stands compared to the Arab region when it comes to matters of relationships between men and women
Only a handful of the 40 billboards that went up around town the day before remained intact. The posters that were removed bore the slogan 'Tomorrow it could be your daughter'
If the captain of Israel’s national soccer team can be a Muslim, why shouldn’t there be equally talented Arab mayors in the mixed cities of Tel Aviv, Haifa or Jerusalem?
In the name of transparency, or more simply in the name of life, I call for the disclosure of any plans on file that deal with the future of the Arab population in this country
'Yiska' Shadmi, the highest IDF officer tried for the Kafr Qasem massacre, admitted before his death that his trial was staged to protect military and political elites. Historian Adam Raz believes that behind the horrific 1956 event was a secret plan to transfer Israel's Arabs