What do parents do if they discover the baby could be born deaf? Or sterile? Or suffer from a disease? Israelis choose to terminate such pregnancies much more frequently than in other Western countries
‘A Whore Like Me’ gives an incisive, unflinching look at the life of a trafficked woman, showing it's one end of a continuum on which many, if not all, women can be found
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
What makes teen superstar Noa Kirel tick? Haaretz spent five months on the road with the singer-dancer-actress, who turned 18 this week, in an effort to crack the secrets of her meteoric success
At a time when artists are increasingly perceived as dangerous, it’s more important than ever to defy coercion, says André Lepecki, one of the most influential figures in the art world
It makes sense that a participant in an Orwellian-tinged TV show would be chosen to do a 'truthful' interview with the prime minister
Not only is freedom of expression a liberal, Western value and therefore unnecessary in Miri Regev’s opinion, but culture as a whole becomes a dubious idea
After more than 20 years of working with violent men in Israel, therapist Tamir Ashman says it’s time to rethink the way boys are raised
The author found herself forced to choose between a stuttering explanations of the associations that pole dancing arouses and quiet acquiescence. She chose the latter
He was a South African freedom fighter. She was from the Israeli aristocracy. An archive discovered in Tel Aviv sheds light on Arthur Goldreich and Tamar de Shalit's contradiction-rife lives
Six people have been murdered over the past few weeks in Jaffa, just a few minutes' walk from Tel Aviv's center. Residents blame the situation on racism, neglect and gentrification
'Losing a child kills a certain type of hope': Father an Israeli teen who was killed in the flash flood disaster alongside nine of her classmates speaks out
Sharon Stern's parents believe a butoh master named Katsura Kan brainwashed and abused her
Israel's rules for issuing work permits to Palestinians are a mystery, but sociologist Yael Berda asserts it's not about security at all, but about controlling the local population
'Israelis Didn't Want to See Palestinians as Human Beings': Why This Reporter Felt Rejected by Israel
Journalist and filmmaker Shlomi Eldar has no hope for Mideast peace and is pessimistic about Israel's future. So why is he coming back?
For months, hundreds of African asylum seekers fought, sometimes violently, for a place in line at the Immigration Authority's Tel Aviv office; this week the venue suddenly changed, raising fears that arrests and deportation are soon to follow
Two weeks ago the organizers of Midburn hired Raphael Maoz, a Lehava field activist, to head the organization's communications department
Today’s moms and dads are too indulgent, say psychiatrist Etan Lwow and psychologist Hila Elkayam, stressing the need for parents to assert themselves and stop being slaves to their offspring
The latest season brings the Pfeffermans on a meaningful trip to the Holy Land, but unlike Conan O'Brien, the show's creators don't work for the country's public relations machine
Rivka Schwartz belongs to a community which treats the very word ‘sex’ as taboo, but after finding out at 16 that her best friend had been sexually abused, she vowed to help victims of the phenomenon
‘Armed’ brings viewers into the lives of three women who live on West Bank settlement outposts and are never far from their guns
Dr. Samuel Schidem, an Israeli Druze who gives workshops in Berlin to refugees from Muslim countries, tells Haaretz how refugees can become a balancing factor against radicalization of young Muslims
There are some women who can climax over 100 times, and others who orgasm for hours. In her new documentary for Britain's Channel 4, Israeli-born Ayelet Rosen hoped to shed light on these amazing – and barely researched – phenomena
There are things a fresh coat of paint — applied to the walls of the Prime Minister's Residence in Trump's honor — can't hide
The ironic fate of an ultra-Orthodox vegetarian who ran a Jerusalem community slaughterhouse
A floor installation made of coffee that was poured into molds, and a sculpture depicting the clouds of missile launches. In an interview, Israeli artist Gal Weinstein says he ignores the political aspect of his work at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
Though Jesus has traditionally been a taboo subject among observant Jews, he has served as a common theme for modern Jewish painters and writers. Now the Israel Museum is devoting an exhibition to portraying the way local artists have engaged in dialogue with 'that person'.
In Israel, Shai Shammay Glick, a devout right-wing activist, for years has complained to every journalist and politician about every humanist or left-wing cultural event. He just got a gallery in Jerusalem shut down. And he has accomplices.
Move meant there was no state oversight of contract to buy German patrol boats.
Artist Roey Heifetz has adopted a feminine appearance for the past two years and refers to herself as a woman. Her transformation began in 2012 while she was sketching portraits of customers at an Israeli hair salon.