The closed ward at Geha hospital, one of Israel's most renowned psychiatric hospitals, is a microcosm of Israeli society.
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.
Why are Arabs moving to largely Jewish cities, and how are they being received?
Known as Israel's secular city, Tel Aviv actually has a rich religious past and present.
Israel is one of the leaders in fertility treatment, but its rampant use of other people's genetics will have long-lasting implications.
The little-known story of Rav Steinsaltz's involvement with the 'New Sanhedrin.'
The revival of interest among Israelis in the thought of Rav Yehuda Leon Ashkenazi AKA Manitou.
How the story of the Russian aliyah is finally entering the Israeli mainstream.
Two recent books describe the unique trajectory of Jewish life in Israel.
What's it been like living in Israel during coronavirus, and how is the 'new normal' panning out?
An interview with Haim Har-Zahav, author of 'Lebanon: The Lost War.'
Despite showing huge early promise, Israel's environmental record is hugely disappointing. With the added threat of global warming, substantial action is needed.
Israeli dance is known mainly for the Batsheva Dance Company and Gaga, the movement language developed by its most famous offspring, Ohad Naharin. But many other performers and styles, no less intriguing, have grown in their shadow.
Two new books look into Israel's military-literary complex. The authors, literary scholars at Tel Aviv University, share an irreverent reverence for the subject matter.
In a Tel Aviv courtroom last December, the most sophisticated and ruthless underworld boss in Israel’s history set out to tell his life story, meandering between his years as a teenage drug trafficker and murderer to how books inspired a prison “rehabilitation” that never quite happened.
If a school refuses to admit Ethiopian-Israeli students, it is not only our problem. We have to empower the Ethiopian-Israeli youth by telling them that they—the victims of racism—are normal, and that racism is abnormal.
While the international media industry came crashing down in the beginning of the 21st century, Israel's English-language media experienced a tremendous renaissance.