Why will hundreds of thousands of Israelis vote for the ultra-Orthodox, Sefaradi Shas Party?
The Promised Podcast
What are we to make of the heart-rending Israeli HBO series about the 2014 murders of Jewish kids by Palestinians and a Muslim kid by Jews, that forces us to doubt a lot of what we thought about ourselves?
There’s a new group aiming to politically empower English-speaking Israelis, on the theory that we’ve got a thing or two to teach everyone else. Do Israel’s Brits, Yanks and Aussies offer a way out of the country’s political mess?
A revisionist history of the settler movement argues that it was never really about messianic, religious ideology as much as it was about nuts-and-bolts issues of economy and class. Were we wrong all along about Israel’s settler movement?
A Mizrahi activist was added to the Labor Party list who once called it a party of racist oppression. Is Israel’s Labor Party, once the epicenter of toxic Ashkenazihood, the new Shas? What it says about Israeli politics?
There is a revolution underway, bringing public transportation to Israeli cities on the Sabbath for the first time ever. Why is the Likud leading the charge?