Documentarian Juna Suleiman spent seven years recording her octagenarian grandma for ‘Mussolini’s Sister,’ a touching, funny and sad film about gender and aging
A new exhibition features religiously observant Jewish and Palestinian women artists, who are struggling for legitimacy in both societies
Maisam Jaljuli has had shots fired at her home because of her battle for women’s equality, but that hasn’t intimidated the activist who believes in bringing joint social battles to the forefront of Israel's political discourse
This Israeli-Palestinian Dance Project Is the Epitome of Coexistence – but the Occupation May Destroy It
Evyatar Said and Yousef Hasasna are trying to keep alive their traditions by teaching them to others as part of a unique workshop. But politics keeps getting in the way
White Israelis are capitalizing on African culture, shutting out its creators
Maya Casabianca, the global 'goddess of song,' passed away last week at age 78. Why didn’t Israelis feel a deep connection with the Levantine singer with the deep and powerful voice?
Salima Mourad, a singer who rose to fame in the early 1900s in Iraq – but remained there unlike many Jewish musicians – still strikes a chord today
'Holy Air,' Shady Srour’s first feature, is innovative in its treatment of Palestinian society in Israel
The Jewish community in Libya was cosmopolitan, prosperous and educated. The death of the author’s Tripolitanian grandmother brought back memories of a fascinating society gone forever
Singer Shiran Avraham combines Yemeni tradition with an African groove. Admirers in Yemen are urging her to perform in Sana’a
Gallery owners and curators insist ethnicity makes no difference in Israel's art world. But is that really so?
The exhibition explores the origins and even politics of the palm-shaped amulet
Avi Buskila, who is Mizrahi and gay, is fighting for the leadership of the predominantly Ashkenazi Meretz party
Racism and stereotyping kept hidden the tale of North African Jewry during World War II. An Israeli scholar examines the topic's absence from local culture