They believed in a just society and wanted to teach Palestinians Yiddish. The Bund’s center in Israel closes, marking the end of a movement that offered a radical alternative to mainstream Zionism
The country’s sale of weaponry to murderous regimes goes against all Jewish religious teachings, charge members of No 2 Arms — and they are fighting back
More than 130 Jews were killed in Jerusalem, Hebron and elsewhere. Children would write about their experiences, and Haaretz noted that ‘we know that the whole of the Arab nation in this land wasn’t responsible’
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: This Italian student feels like she belongs in Israel – but isn't sure making aliyah is the right thing to do
In an age of populism and virulent nationalism, Prof. Yael (Yuli) Tamir’s new book 'Why Nationalism' deftly explores issues that the liberal elites have ignored and the extreme right has exploited for its own ends
In Israel’s first decades hundreds of young Arabs left their villages to work on kibbutzim, where they learned Hebrew, raised the Israeli flag and even took Hebrew names. The Arab pioneers movement was born of romantic hope that was soon tragically dashed
Yoav Byron Kattan, who passed away last week, founded a Zionist underground in Iraq and served as a judge in Israel
Some worrying components of Hebrew fascism are still evident in Israel's right wing, 80 years on
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: Young Uruguayan-Israelis explain where they get their optimism from ■ An Israeli couple whose story is what rom-coms are made of
In 1933, Haim Nahman Bialik lauded the daily – and its left-wing competitor Davar – for eschewing ‘harmful exaggeration’
The manual printing press, the feminist article by Jabotinsky and the resignation that jolted the paper's staff. A return to the early days of Haaretz, on the occasion of the centenary of its founding
From its launch in 1919, Haaretz was never just about building the Jewish state. It was also about ensuring the state always lived up to its Jewish and Zionist ideals
The Zionist attempt to create a secular-national movement based on Jewish identity could not help but have a religious messianic component. From there it was inevitable that it would turn racist
Israel’s efforts to block Palestinian independence may lie in a historic aversion of the Zionist movement to the nation-state model
Writing to his lifelong friend, Shlomo Lavi, Israel's first prime minister describes the malaria swamps he found upon arrival: 'Although our sons are fighting on the frontlines, our heart is happy at the sight of great progress'
Everyone knew about the triangular structure of this odd Zionist family that immigrated to Palestine and became part of the bohemian set in the 1920s and '30s. Children and grandchildren paint the picture of a singular lifestyle
The Star of David associated today with Jews, the Holocaust and Israel has other cultural and religious underpinnings.
Several Jewish groups sign statement saying they were 'appalled and deeply pained' by remarks that used 'Zionism as a code for Judaism'