Catching the Sun

Mika Reichel

How Israel went from being a world leader in solar energy to playing catch-up with the rest of the world.

Concerning That Burning

Maayan Eitan Yael Statman

A selection of English translations of work by the poet Yael Statman.

Watching Hiam Abbass

Hannah Brown

How the rise in global TV networks sent a Palestinian-Israeli actress to international stardom.

Dutch Dreaming of Israel

Daan F. Oostveen

Why do the Dutch political parties have so much to say about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

One Flew Over Gimmel Ward

Danna Harman

The closed ward at Geha hospital, one of Israel's most renowned psychiatric hospitals, is a microcosm of Israeli society.

The ‘R’

Yitzhak Lewis

A new documentary tells only part of the story of Rebbe Nahman's journey to the heart of mainstream Israeli culture.

The Great Israeli Novels

Jessica Cohen

A response to Haim Watzman's 'The NeverEnding Stories' from the Winter 2020 issue.

A Family Affair

Dahlia Scheindlin

Throughout Israel’s history, the question 'what do Israelis think' has evolved a great deal, not least because the question 'who are the Israelis' has changed dramatically over time.

The Chairmen

Calev Ben-Dor

Two recent books assess the successes and failures of Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas.

The NeverEnding Stories

Haim Watzman

Why are so many contemporary Israeli novels excruciatingly overlong?

Jerusalem’s New Historians

Dotan Halevy

Three new books make a persuasive case for reevaluating age-old historiographical conventions in the study of late Ottoman Palestine.

The Two Survivors

Taleen Babayan

A comprehensive survey of Israeli-Armenian relations in the shadow of the latest Nagorno-Karabakh War.

The Unshakeable One

Liam Hoare

Reflections on Amos Oz's final lecture and his relationship with Germany.

The New Mixed Cities

Afif Abu Much

Why are Arabs moving to largely Jewish cities, and how are they being received?

Derivative Imperial Nations

Olga Kirschbaum-Shirazki

A critique of how current discourses understand the reality of the Americas and the Middle East.

Ephemeral Reflections

Lonnie Monka

Dennis Silk and English-language poetry in Israel.

Lisbon and Manila: Sites of Refuge During the Holocaust

Manuela Consonni

A review of two books on the plight, experiences, and emotions of Holocaust refugees.

Happy and Sad

Chaya Levy Maayan Eitan

A selection of English translations of work by the poet Chaya Levy.

Silence is Golden