Changes in Free Access to Registered Users on

Starting next week, registered users will have free access to six premium articles on the website and on mobile devices.

We would like to inform you about a change in our policies concerning free access to articles for registered users. Starting next week, readers who are registered on our site will receive free access to six premium articles each month. After they read three articles and a second time when they reach the monthly quota, we will ask registered users to consider purchasing a digital subscription for full and unfettered access to all the content Haaretz has to offer.

Over the course of the past year, has expanded and improved its internationally-esteemed array of news and views in order to serve our loyal subscribers. We have recruited sharp new writers such as Peter Beinart and Rabbi Eliyahu Fink, launched exciting new sections on topics such as archaeology and lifestyle, enhanced our email newsletter service (click here to register), introduced a daily e-paper of our English print edition published in Israel, distributed valuable e-books to our new subscribers, revamped our homepage and introduced podcasts as well as other interactive features.

These changes come in addition to our already stellar fare of top-notch reporting, cutting-edge commentary and championing of good fights and worthy causes, as befits a news organization described by New Yorker editor David Remnick as “arguably the most important liberal institution in a country that has moved inexorably to the right in the past decade.”

In the words of our publisher, Mr. Amos Schocken, Haaretz continues to serve “as an indispensable cornerstone of Israeli liberalism and democracy and to stand firm against shortsighted and often dangerous winds of the day.”

In the past few months has attracted many new readers, breaking its digital traffic records. Allow us to take this opportunity to thank our loyal subscribers, to urge our registered users to subscribe and to invite our many readers to enjoy the very best news coverage of Israel, the Jewish world and the Middle East, only at

To summarize:

1. The homepage, all sections and open articles will remain free to browse for all users at all times.

2. Registered users will be given free access to six premium articles a month.

3. Subscribers will get full access to all Haaretz content on all Haaretz platforms: Web, mobile site, iPhone and Android apps and the soon to be renewed iPad app.

Enjoy reading Haaretz.