There have generally been three ways in which women have entered Israel’s history books: as artists, martyrs or grieving mothers. Feminist historians are working for the state’s hidden figures to get the recognition they deserve
Allison Kaplan Sommer
'Avi Does the Holy Land' is back for a second season of mockumentaries, tackling Israel's PR problems. Aviva Zimmerman reveals all about her leftist-baiting alter ego
The group Ultra-Orthodox Against the Deportation sees it as a religious duty to aid the Eritreans and Sudanese in Israel, and is working to improve conditions in a squalid area where migrants wait for the authorities to decide their fate
Alt-right calls Saturday’s chemical attack in Damascus suburb a false flag operation, claiming it's an effort by Israel and ‘globalists’ to keep U.S. troops in Middle East
'An Outrageous Decision': Controversy Burns Over Honduran Strongman President Lighting Israel Independence Day Torch
Showcasing the most bitter of Israeli political spats, the possibility of Netanyahu delivering an Independence Day speech has caused rifts in politics at home and abroad
100 Israelis and overseas visitors attended the West Bank event, reading a Haggaddah with references to the occupation on 50th anniversary of first Jewish settlers arriving in the city
Opinion 'She Was Trying on a Culture': Why Jews Are Fuming at Washington Post Essay Lamenting Jewish Boyfriend
The anger sparked by the article in which a WASP complains about two failed relationships with Jewish boyfriends shows that, in 2018, perceived anti-Semitism strikes a highly sensitive nerve
Trump Claims Transgender Soldiers Put Military at Risk. 'Nonsense,' Says Israel's First Openly Trans Officer
Ofer Erez, a transgender IDF veteran, explains why he thinks Israel's got it right and the U.S. is making a terrible mistake when it comes to banning transgender soldiers
Israeli-Palestinian 'Freedom Seder' in Hebron Aims to Affirm 'Commitment to Liberation' Amid 'Bitterness of the Occupation'
The event is set for April 4 – the same day U.S. civil rights activists held the first Freedom Seder, after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Arthur Jones stands little chance of winning his Illinois congressional race in a heavily Democratic district, but his victory in the primary shows that the Republicans need to do more than last-minute robo-calls
How Julie Fisher Went From U.S. Ambassador’s Wife to Ambassador for Israel’s Embattled Asylum Seekers
Fisher hopes her new Consortium For Israel and the Asylum Seekers will tackle the humanitarian crisis in the community, which is facing the threat of mass expulsion back to Africa
Nixon, who is aligned with NYC Mayor de Blasio, once voiced support for Israeli actors who refused to perform in West Bank
Jonathan Weisman compares the reluctance of U.S. Jews to speak out against the hate crime to the European failure to prevent the Final Solution, which is wrong on many levels
It’s not just in the U.S. that powerful men hire investigators and use scare tactics against the women they think will accuse them of misconduct
Women’s March-Farrakhan Scandal Intensifies: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Urged to Withdraw Support Until Leaders Resign
Online petition calls on four board members to quit who are 'associated' with Nation of Islam leader or supportive of co-chair Tamika Mallory, who attended Farrakhan's most recent anti-Semitic, homophobic speech
On Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed poised to plunge the country into a new election in June. Yet by the afternoon, compromise was in the air. So what changed, and what happens now?
White supremacists have used the term as a barely concealed dog-whistle for several years, but the problem comes when it’s used in the ‘globalist vs. nationalist’ economic debate
Analysis The Global Anti-globalist: Steve Bannon Comes Out as Proud 'Racist' on His European Comeback Tour
After two months of wound licking following his exile from the White House, Trump's former chief strategist is courting far-right nationalists all over Europe
Following series of tweets conveying her discomfort at movement’s response to co-chair Tamika Mallory refusing to distance herself from Nation of Islam leader, social media director Alyssa Klein leaves women’s group
Facing backlash over co-chair's embrace of anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader, D.C. leader says: 'We recognize and acknowledge the humanity of our Jewish sisters'