New Israeli construction plans jeopardize the future of Ein Karem, an important Christian pilgrimage site. A large army base, a noisy pumping station and a light-rail line — just 50 meters from the golden domes of the Russian church — will change the village's view forever
Doron Koren is on the editorial staff of Haaretz Hebrew edition, and a literary critic.
Author Herzfeld reissues 1994 Inta Omri: I decided to fight for its innocence
A word already exists for the Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year: it's called 'lie.'
The Palestinian narrative should be recognized, but they arent entitled to go onstage and read a poem calling for 'eating the flesh of the [Israeli] occupier.'
Borderlife, the book at the center of a controversy involving the Education Ministry, depicts a desperate attempt by the protagonists, a Jewish woman and an Arab man, to make love, not war. The issue of assimilation that it raises cannot be dismissed lightly.