A new book provides considerable insight into the failures and achievements of Israel’s fourth prime minister – and asks whether it’s time to rehabilitate her image
David B. Green
Margot Pins Kestenbaum was only able to escape Nazi Germany in 1938 after her family received an entry visa to the Southeast Asian state. Now 86, she feels the Filipinos’ life-saving actions need to be officially recognized in Israel
The ACLU is still defending free speech, but now there’s a president who can’t condemn racism
Miller was technically right to say the calls to give us 'your tired, your poor, your huddled masses' was not on the original statue, but it's the American people's loss
Leviev is best known for having cracked the world diamond market monopoly of the De Beers cartel in the 1980s, and for real estate holdings and construction deals from Wall Street to the West Bank
What makes this holy site so important to Jews and Muslims anyway?
Karl Ove Knausgaard, who succeeds in his massive autobiography to make the ordinary extraordinary, talks to Haaretz about the Bible, being in Israel's capital and the fallibility of human nature
Two thousand years ago, Jews' baseless hatred for other Jews led to the Temple's destruction. What damage might today's manifestation of such hatred yield?
Twitter erupted after the first daughter described Jerusalem’s Kotel as the holiest site in Judaism; as part of the Temple Mount, that’s exactly what it is
Back when the British ruled, the Jewish underground blew up part of the King David, but this time around security measures are likely to make the place one of the safest venues on earth