The Fraternity of Traitors

Matan Kaminer

A new book about Matzpen places the revolutionary Israeli group in a global context but fails to encompass their true legacy.

Gamer Nation

Aaron Reich

As video games become more popular than ever, the Israeli gaming industry has begun to level up.

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.

Silence is Golden