Patricia Kuhl's research is changing our perception of how infants communicate. To save their brain and yours, she says, put your cellphone aside
Against all odds and despite living in a patriarchal society, 14 Palestinian women seized the initiative and fomented a mini-revolution that has brought their village, outside Bethlehem, into the 21st century
'Endless Trip to Hell': Israel Jails Hundreds of Palestinian Boys a Year. These Are Their Testimonies
They’re seized in the dead of night, blindfolded and cuffed, abused and manipulated to confess to crimes they didn't commit. Every year Israel arrests almost 1,000 Palestinian youngsters, some of them not yet 13
Dr. Mushira Aboo Dia is the first woman and the first Arab to head Physicians for Human Rights in Israel. She spends her professional life helping Palestinians, but she also straddles the fence: Five of her siblings have converted to Judaism
When she wrote poems against the occupation, she paid with her freedom. Now that Palestinian-Israeli Dareen Tatour has chosen to speak out about the rapes she was subjected to as a child, she fears she could pay with her life
The granting of the award to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege adds a crucial facet to the #MeToo movement and the worldwide battle against sexual violence
Canada is taking in asylum seekers rejected by Israel and, strangely enough, letting them open a bank account, obtain a driver’s license and receive health insurance. The newcomers tell Haaretz their stories
Police claim that Druze officer Salim Barakat was a hero who saved many lives before being stabbed by a terrorist, but a documentary alleges that he was the victim of a cover-up
Social activists devoted to solving the housing crisis that sparked the 2011 movement have decided to change direction- they now want to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Which Israeli prime minister had the most vision, who made history with average charisma and whose integrity brought his or her score down badly? Historians and other experts help Haaretz figure it out
Not only do Palestinian journalists who document demonstrations get shot by the Israeli military, now they are also denied proper medical care. The case of photojournalist Ahmed Abu Hassin is the latest example
Palestinians see it as Israel's attempt to expel them from Jerusalem; Israelis see it as protection from terrorism. Haaretz investigates the separation barrier's impact on the city and its residents
Opponents of Israel's 2005 Gaza withdrawal, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and anti-government protesters in Iran have adopted the civil disobedience principles of the late Prof. Gene Sharp
There’s nothing political in my worrying. I’m sure that if you knew Nassrin, you too would be concerned for her welfare
Posters already hang in European Parliament halls where Netanyahu will visit next week, presenting a bill 'on behalf of millions of EU taxpayers'
In the past 40 years, Western men's sperm count has declined by half. What can be done to counter the trend?
During her visit to Israel coinciding with a bill to recognize the Yazidi genocide, UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad says 'Israelis understand my stories'
Was Anat Rivlin really wondering what she can talk about with the daughter of the president of the United States? I can think of at least 100 questions
Why people think it's acceptable to eat chicken and not dog meat, according to American social psychologist and vegan activist Melanie Joy
Israel could be home to 36 million people by 2050, according to some forecasts. Prof. Alon Tal explains why irresponsible government policies have created a ticking time bomb, and why the state has to get out of its citizens' bedrooms
This week, the cabinet finally agreed to discuss Haifa's ammonia tank crisis. But the report detailing its inherent national threat wasn't even mentioned.
Erdan's practical, logical manner was replaced by anger, incitement and populism.
It’s enough to pass by a field during the shmita (every seventh) year to understand the extent of the absurdity – acres of fruits and vegetables are slowly rotting while not far away, people are digging through trash cans to find food.
Strawberries have come a long way from their origins in the Americas and their early cultivation in France. Local varieties are tastier and healthier than ever.
Cyberattacks during the U.S. presidential election and Hamas’ hacking of Israeli soldiers' smartphones suggest just how pervasive a threat cyber attacks are becoming. Can Israel retain its defensive technological edge? Can citizens retain any privacy?
The future does not look green, but the next president may not do as much damage as many fear. Environmental activist Alon Tal weighs in on what to expect in the Trump era.
The state refuses to recognize them and they have been victims of harassment. But Jehovah's Witnesses insist that they lead normal lives and are not a dangerous cult.
Charles Renfro turned the elevated park in Manhattan's Lower West Side into the world’s most talked-about park. He is a frequent visitor to Tel Aviv, but admits it’s not the buildings that attract him.