Series brings the 1986 nuclear disaster into focus, finally giving those who experienced it firsthand a chance to reflect
The veteran choir was back on stage just weeks after 65 of its members were killed in 2016. Ahead of its tour in Israel, the group's director reveals some of the secrets of its charm
New political issues have unhinged the worldview of the German radical left, which has become complex-ridden and divided
The work of Dmitry Markov documents the lives of the homeless, neglected children and alcoholics in remote parts of the country. In an interview he tells how photography saved him from hard drugs and why he still refuses to believe that Russia’s fate is already sealed
He’s the grandson of a senior figure in Spain’s Communist Party, was born with cerebral palsy, was kidnapped from his mother and sent to various institutions in Russia, married three times, has published acclaimed books and now lives in southern Israel. The saga of Ruben Gonzalez Gallego
This Controversial Russian Novelist, Accused of Promoting Cannibalism and Pornography, Is a Literary Star
Baking and eating a girl on her birthday, a man roasting meat over a bonfire of burning books – these are just two provocative scenes written by Vladimir Sorokin. Haaretz sits down with the author and talks sex, food and terrorism
In Chemnitz in the former East Germany, older residents speak wisftully of the days when there were fewer foreigners, while newcomers tell of harassment and violence
Lawyers for applicants rejected without clear explanations find it tough to challenge many of these cases legally, and accuse government agencies handling immigration of a lack of transparency
Immigration authority head: Child not being ‘expelled,’ but ‘a child does not confer status on his parents’
Media and social networks have been fanning a fiery debate about a major conflict at the foundation of Russian society: Chauvinism and patriarchy against sexual and intellectual liberation, and burning nationalism in the face of openness and curiosity
Fingerprinted, Jailed and Deported 'Like Criminals': Israel Is Turning Away Tourists From the Former Soviet Union
Abusive interrogators, prolonged incarceration in small cells and then expulsion. In recent years, thousands of would-be tourists from the former Soviet Union who tried to enter Israel have been sent home under humiliating conditions
War journalist Arkady Babchenko explains what the Russian opposition has to do and why Putin could end up like Saddam Hussein
Babchenko was found shot in his home. He went into exile in 2017 after being warned that the government was angry with him
In her new documentary, Manya Lozovskaya takes an ironic look at the process a Russian immigrant woman must undergo in order to pass muster as a Jew in Israel
What It's Like to Be Gay in Gaza: Meeting Israelis on Dating Apps, Evading Hamas and Plotting Escape
In a society where homosexuality could be punishable by death, gay Gazans keep their identity secret
Berlin may not exactly feel like home, but Palestinian siblings Reham and Said say they're never going back to Gaza
AlekseiPlutser-Sarno, one of the leaders of the radical art collective Voina, touched a nerve in Russian society. He now he lives in a settlement and his latest piece almost got him arrested
Counselors dressed as Nazi soldiers, campers as young as 10 forced to wear yellow patches and witness horrific images – these were just some of the methods the Jewish Agency used to teach the Shoah in the former Soviet Union in the 1990s
'Everything here is fine. The only thing I don’t like is that it’s impossible to leave,' says Elena, one of hundreds of women from the former USSR who are married to Palestinians and are living in Gaza
Palestinian informants are often subjected to appalling human rights abuses. Human rights organizations need to put this issue on their agenda
About 1,000 young Russians who attend Jewish studies in Chabad clubs were rewarded with a week-long European tour. As well as visiting tourist sites and learning more about Judaism, several even came back engaged
Edelstein, who was imprisoned in a labor camp in the 1980s, made a point in remarks to the Russian parliament to speak in Hebrew, which he was imprisoned for teaching
Before being expelled from the monastery and moving to Israel to take care of an elderly man
Vasily Tarasyuk was a member of the far-right Liberal Democratic Party of Russia
Young and creative Russian-speaking Israelis who made aliyah are several times more likely to leave the Jewish state than their native-born Israeli counterparts
Liza Rozovsky, who came to Israel as part of the main wave of aliyah from the FSU in the early 1990s, speaks to Russians who immigrated to Israel in the past decade but are now either heading back to Russia or seeking pastures new
Issuing warnings for countries all over the globe, Russian Foreign Ministry asks tourists not to compare Kenyans to monkeys and not to offend gays.
We, the world’s immigrants and potential immigrants, came to be free, to learn but also to have our cultures of origin acknowledged, and we will not be stopped by walls or restrictions.
Non-Jewish Israeli soldier Viacheslav Gargai, killed last week on the Golan Heights, was buried a distance of four cubits from the adjacent Jewish grave, in line with Orthodox practice.
The New Year celebration of Novy God is becoming increasingly popular in Israel, as nostalgic immigrants look to introduce their children to Grandfather Frost and the Snow Maiden.