Your audio guide to Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World, hosted by Simon Spungin.
PLUS: Israel is inching toward its weirdest-ever coalition and is planning on deporting members of the Black Hebrews
LISTEN: Why Bibi and His Haredi Cronies Won’t Allow a Meaningful Probe Into Israel’s Deadly Stampede
Israel's worst-ever civilian accident could be a catalyst for change, but too many people have too much invested in the status quo and safeguaridng the ultra-Orthodox autonomy
With representatives in the Knesset, far-right groups have taken their rhetoric and violence to the streets. PLUS: Will the JNF shelve plans to buy Palestinian land?
With world powers gathering in Vienna to revive the Iran nuclear deal, Netanyahu is still counting on the U.S. to do his dirty work for him
Amir Tibon talks about his three years as diplomatic correspondent for the news organization at the center of Netanyahu's corruption trial. PLUS: Biden's 'do no harm' approach to Palestine
On trial for corruption and scrambling to put together a coalition, Israel's prime minister is facing unprecedented challenges to his record-breaking tenure
Israel immediately and without evidence pointed the finger of blame at Iran when oil started washing up on its beaches. But the disaster could have a much less conspiratorial explanation.
Aliyah, one of the cornerstones of Zionism, is increasingly being funded by an unlikely group of non-Jews - from Kansas to Korea. How did this absurd situation come about and does anyone care?
How a court ruling on non-Orthodox converts and an international war crimes probe could plague the prime minister ahead of - and especially after - this month's election.
Prof. Richard Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and a former UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Occupied Palestine, talks to Haaretz Weekly about the ICC, Zionism and his new political memoir
Now it's official: the Jewish National Fund is buying land in the West Bank - thanks to an alliance of ultra-Orthodox and rightists. PLUS: The fake sheikh who tried to buy Israel's most racist soccer team
While he's waiting for the new U.S. president to call, Israel's prime minister has more pressing matters to think about: Iran, the ICC, an election and a trial.
The internet giants didn't 'save democracy' by dumping Trump - and the Biden Administration is planning to clip their wings. What does that mean for Israel?
As the pandemic forces Israel to close its airspace, the prime minister still refuses to pay the price needed to make Haredim toe the Coronavirus line.
PODCAST: Fundamentalist Israel Is No Longer Jewish, Says Avrum Burg. On Jewish Supremacy, Democracy and Diaspora
Former Jewish Agency chairman says he wants no part in Israel's 'new Judaism,' which ignores minorities and undermines democracy.
After unprecedented violence in Washington takes five lives and further darkens Trump's legacy, Netanyahu’s close alliance with the president turns from asset to liability. Listen to Dan Shapiro and Ben Samuels
With January under lockdown and elections planned for March, 2021 in Israel starts on a familiar note. Can Netanyahu survive another twelve weeks of pandemic electioneering? Listen to Anshel Pfeffer and Avi Scharf
Netanyahu gets a very public coronavirus jab, while Iran and Russia bring the cyber cold war into the open. Listen to Meirav Arlosoroff and Omer Benjakob
PODCAST How COVID – and Israel’s Trump-brokered Lovefest With Arab States – Are Affecting Palestinians
Cascading normalization agreements, the emergence of yet another right-wing force in Israeli politics, and more coronavirus: 2021 does not look good for the Palestinians. Listen to Amira Hass and Dahlia Scheindlin
All identity politics and no issues: Israel could be heading into a fourth election nobody wants, with an opposition more disorganized than ever. Listen to Chaim Levinson and Noa Landau
Fingers are pointed at Israel in the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist just as President-elect Biden's team is determining its Iran policy. Was it a coincidence? Or a trap set by Trump and Netanyahu?
Both the outgoing U.S. president and Iran-obsessed Netanyahu may have other things on their minds. Listen to Amos Harel and Amir Tibon
After four years of Trump, Israel will no longer be able to do as it pleases and will have to get used to a more critical administration. Listen to Judy Maltz and Chemi Shalev.
The Israeli leader has good reason to fear a second-term Trump - perhaps more than a Biden presidency. Listen to Aluf Benn, Noa Landau and Anshel Pfeffer.
Angry over the sale of fighter jets to the UAE - and with one eye on the polls - Netanyahu refused to play along with Trump's denigration of Biden. Listen to Chemi Shalev and Amir Tibon
How a new alliance of rightists and ultra-Orthodox attempted a 'hostile takeover' at the World Zionist Congress. PLUS: Will Borat win a Jewish Nobel for his creator?
Israel's cynical policy of 'Sell, sell, sell' to has created strange regional bedfellows and strained traditional alliances. PLUS: Is Israel merely between lockdowns?
Israel's PM is focused on just one thing: Forget the pandemic and the protests - it's all about the trial. Listen to Noa Landau and Anshel Pfeffer