Historian Adel Manna tells the story of the 120,000 Palestinians who remained in Israel in 1948 while 750,000 were driven out
Meet Zipa Kempinski, a journalist whose documentation of Florentin's street language yielded 50,000 pictures and plenty of good stories.
Dr. Moshe Spitzer helped preserve a Jewish publisher's body of work from the Nazis in 1939 before leaving Germany for Palestine, where he designed iconic Hebrew fonts as well as beautiful books. To his friends and admirers he was an authority on good taste, but his children remembering as cold and distant.
Israel’s first conference devoted to Hebrew-language detective fiction proved a stark reminder that few fictional private eyes have left a mark on Israeli literature — although one has come close.
In a wide-ranging interview, former Mossad chief Efraim Halevy paints a worrying picture of the leadership abilities of PM Netanyahu and his suspicious relationship with Putin, as well as of the future of the Jewish state – but refuses to be pessimistic.
Ilit Azoulay, who creates massive installations in her Jaffa studio, never dreamed that one day her findings would be displayed at New York’s MoMA, and that she would be able to get through the opening despite her anxiety.
Did he leave us a belief in the need for a peace process, in military power, in the importance of compromise? Historians, politicians and political scientists attempt to answer.
Naor's family members represent all parts of the political spectrum, but she has always kept her personal views out of the courtroom. Colleagues and friends paint a portrait of a scrupulous and dedicated judge.
Avnery, the spiritual father of the Israeli left, still believes in the miracle of peace and has no doubt that he'll live to see it.
The daughter of Holocaust survivors, photographer Pesi Grisch sees beauty in morbidity.
A new book sheds light on the rather eccentric theories of Immanuel Velikovsky, one of the first psychoanalysts in Israel.
Even after ten consecutive terms at Military Prison 6 - for refusal to serve in an army whose government he believes continues to occupy another people - Natan Blanc is standing firm.
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Since informing the army of his refusal to serve upon conscription in November 2012, 20-year-old Blanc has been arrested 10 times and will have served 177 days in prison.
Since 2004, Hagit Back has been documenting the realities of the occupation on the Palestinian people in the West Bank. Haaretz joined her on the roads less traveled.
'You want to document life, and by the very fact of being with a camera and shooting a film, you change life,' says the 44-year-old video-artist.
Even though the PM is the son of a historian, reads a great deal and is extraordinarily intelligent, he is not a gifted strategist, says Bauer in major interview.
What’s it like to be the most hated woman in Israel? As MK Hanin Zuabi runs for the Knesset again, she remains defiant about her involvement in the 2010 Gaza flotilla. And no, she has no Jewish friends left.
Israeli video artist Oded Hirsch uses his lens to portray his wheelchair-bound father as a towering hero.
Leaving Netanya 30 years ago, with just a recommendation letter in hand, Patkin latest show focuses on the crisis of the painted image in the age of video art.
The concept of homeland is one of the most amazing and most ruinous of the modern era, says Prof. Shlomo Sand.
Dubbed a conservative and the darling of the right wing, Justice Asher Grunis has nonetheless handed down some liberal decisions in his time. If he succeeds in becoming the next president of the Supreme Court, which way will he turn?
Karen Tal hopes to apply the methods and values she inculcated successfully in a multicultural south Tel Aviv school to other educational institutions. With help from some leading business people and philanthropic bodies, she just might pull it off.
Bursting with talent, director and playwright Naftali Yavin left young Israel for the London theatrical world, where he wrote his masterpiece, 'Prolonged Childhood, Summer and Winter in Another City,' published shortly after his death; celebrating his work, Haaretz Magazine followed Yavin's footsteps and asked leading designers to create a new cover for this rare gem of Hebrew literature.
A year ago, the poet Mordechai Galili received a collection of letters written by his mother in the years before her suicide. Reading them turned his anger with her into empathy, and tattered memories into his first book of poetry in more than two decades.
On his father's side he's a third-generation Holocaust survivor, on his mother's side the scion of a prominent Palestinian Christian family. In his work, artist Dor Guez explores his roots while refusing to be labeled.
Mirit Cohen was a talented young Israeli artist who seemed destined for a stellar career. Why did she take her own life, and why is her work almost forgotten today?
Micha Bar-Am has spent a lifetime capturing Israel's history in images. Now 81 and with two exhibitions opening, he looks directly at the present day, and says he is optimistic - even when there is no hope.
For 20 years, France Lebee-Nadav has photographed the entrances of Tel Aviv buildings - that no-man's land that belongs both to the yard and the street. 'You don't find spaces like this anywhere else,' says the formerly Catholic artist. Not even in the city of her birth, Paris.
Film director Yael Hersonski tried to ignore the Holocaust, but a Nazi propaganda movie made in the Warsaw Ghetto forced her to confront it from a unique perspective. Her prizewinning documentary, 'A Film Unfinished,' is the result.