Beyond the Four Quarters

Nine Quarters

A new book about Jerusalem's Old City shatters some sacred cows while perpetuating others.

A New Era in Arab-Jewish Relations?

The United Arab List's participation in Israel's ruling coalition represents Israel's preference for indirect rule over full citizenship when dealing with its Palestinian citizens.

Walking Four Amot

Tales of transformation from the hiking trails of Israel.

Straight Outta Zion

Tomer Gershenman

The unique and little-known story of Israeli hip-hop.

A Typology of National Liberation Movements

Olga Kirschbaum-Shirazki

Why otherwise competent scholars get Zionism and Palestinian nationalism wrong.

The Splendor of Cities

Yaser Abu Areesha

A personal assessment of the Palestinian situation following the tumultuous events of 2021.

A Sentimental Stroll Down Ramban Straße

Arie M. Dubnov

A new book attempts to capture the spirit of 'German Jerusalem': A neighborhood in the holy city that, following the rise of Nazism, became a hub of German-Jewish intelligentsia.

Who By Fire

Matti Friedman

An exclusive excerpt from Matti Friedman's new book about Leonard Cohen's tour of Israeli army bases during the Yom Kippur War.

Why Are They Leaving?

John Munayer

A new book offers a useful overview of the story of the Christian departure from the Middle East, while neglecting some of its key causes.

Post-Translation: Between the Bi-National and Dialogic

Ohad Zeltzer Zubida

Two recent books by Yehouda Shenhav provide a radical vision for the future of translation.

Those Who Heard the Voice of the Dove

Asael Abelman

A new essay collection draws attention to hitherto neglected Sephardic and Mizrahi Zionist leaders