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.

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.

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.

The Splendor of Cities

Yaser Abu Areesha

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

A New Era in Arab-Jewish Relations?

Raef Zreik

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.

A Typology of National Liberation Movements

Olga Kirschbaum-Shirazki

Why otherwise competent scholars get Zionism and Palestinian nationalism wrong.

Straight Outta Zion

Tomer Gershenman

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

In Search of a Lost Community

Yael Segev

In a new book, one of Israel's most prominent left-wing activist fails to convince with his critique of Religious Zionism.

Walking Four Amot

David Ben Moshe

Tales of transformation from the hiking trails of Israel.

From Adoration to Disillusionment

Yakov Z. Mayer

The story of how the Israeli literary community fell in and out of love with Nobel-winning author Olga Tokarczuk.

More Than Mere Gossip

Ariel Rodal-Spieler

Barak Ravid's book on the Abraham Accords provides a fascinating first-hand perspective of a historic episode.