The portrayal of ‘Field Agent 566,’ Eli Cohen, rises above jingoistic portrayals of Israel’s spy in Syria and delves into the complexities of this ‘necessary evil in an evil world’
From Camus to Saramago, from Chaucer to Atwood, writers for centuries have painted horrifying scenes of death and destruction wrought by plagues. Your (post) apocalyptic reading list for a coronavirus quarantine
If Israel adopts the Trump plan, it will trigger a right-wing messianic ideology that will spark chaos – declares Carmi Gillon, who asserts Jewish terrorists are no longer on the margins
'Maybe I Don't Have Any Home': What This Palestinian Author Found After Returning to Her Ancestral Homeland
Fida Jiryis, a writer born in Beirut to Palestinian parents in voluntary exile, now lives in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Her unique, near but unfamiliar voice is one of dozens in a new collection of Palestinian prose in Hebrew
'Douze Points', which tells the story of a French competitor blackmailed by ISIS, is embarrassing. But there's a sole consolation
No producer, video artist or emcee could breathe life into something that lifeless. That didn’t stop the Eurovision production from going overboard trying
Israeli-Turkish Delight: This Is What Happened When the Stars of 'The Bride From Istanbul' Visited Israel
The Israeli hysteria surrounding the Turkish TV sensation continues. Tens of thousands of women flocked to Ozcan Deniz and Asli Enver's concert, shouting both 'Faruk!' and 'Bibi!'
'The Bride of Istanbul' is much more than a TV soap opera
The state gives the stage to right-wing activists when Israeli Jews and Muslims marry, while only left-wingers and Arabs speak out
The news value is minimal but the gossip value of the soap opera that is Sara Netanyahu's life is huge
In a world in which you’re either ‘for’ or ‘against’ us, it's clear where you stand when you present a parody of Netta Barzilai
Auschwitz is stark proof of the zenith of organized evil, but the sights it holds cannot teach someone, however emotional and wrapped in an Israeli flag he may be, how to defeat evil
When a manufacturer of toothbrushes for children wants to reach every home, it wants you to see people on the screen who live a credible normal life - like this family with two dads (video in Hebrew)
Not even a fluff radio interview with a reality TV star can make the Israeli prime minister’s wife into a sympathetic character
The program had to go, as mere survival had long become its main achievement. But the end didn’t have to be effected with such lordly cruelty
The prime minister is afraid of Geula Even the wife of Gideon Sa’ar, who could one day challenge him to lead the Likud party. Bibi just can’t believe a journalist can be neutral.
Hiring more nursing home inspectors, as the government has promised, is far from the minimum of steps needed to ensure that citizens of all ages in need of public care are treated with dignity.
Even before her initiation, Ghadir Kamal Meriah will have to deal with at least three glass ceilings.
Even in a Jewish state, children must have the right to freedom of religion. Concerned mothers and fathers must take a stand.
The only chance we have to rebuild the character of the Israeli media rests on our shared love of the profession, our shared fear for Israel's future and our desire to be upright citizens.
A draft bill, promoted by the ultraOrthodox parties in the government, will turn me into a criminal. | Opinion
The plea deal by a retired general shows that the Israeli army won’t fight for the accuser, who’s already subject to the patriarchal thinking that created the army in the first place.
'The Plot against America' helps show that we lack the power to extinguish the evil that starts with 'America First' or in finding an 'other' to blame for every social ill.
The news that women will be allowed to serve as combat soldiers in Israel's armored corps has made some knights of the patriarchy apoplectic.
God is the dominant image in the poet’s most-loved songs and is present in different ways, even more than lovers.
These essays about Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union offer a golden opportunity for readers to shed some stubborn stereotypes.
What determines a book's 'Mizrahi'-ness? Distorted, racist identity politics which have nothing to do with literature, logic or intellectual integrity.