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An Ode to Jerusalem, unified and disunited on Jerusalem Day

Sunday 17 May is Jerusalem Day, which celebrates the reunification of the city during the Six-Day War.

Hannah Arendt under the microscope

Evaluating the Jewish-German philosopher’s theories on totalitarianism through testimonies of Holocaust victims and survivors.

Le parti c’est moi: Ben-Gurion and Mapai party politics in the early state years

We discuss opposition to Ben-Gurion’s leadership from within his ruling Mapai party.

Will Negev Bedouins have to make way for the Jews?

A high court ruling allows plans to go forward to demolish a 60-year-old Bedouin village in the Negev in order to establish a new Jewish town in its place.

BDS bummer on campus

Student councils and minority activist groups are demanding divestment from Israel while telling Jewish students they are privileged whites.

Women and sport: Athena’s recipe for coexistence

Meet some of the 10,000 girls and women who came from all corners of the country to participate in Israel’s largest women’s sports event.

Tim Sebastian’s hard question: Is the occupation destroying Israel?

The New Arab Debates are coming to Jerusalem, and award-winning British broadcaster Tim Sebastian, of BBC HARDtalk fame, will moderate.

Desert flowers with deep roots – Israel in Translation

An introduction to the work of Tel Aviv-born Michal Govrin, who has described her poems as the flowers of a desert plant with very deep roots.

Diary of A Hunger Strike: Day 10

Adi and his friend Asher have been sitting on hunger strike in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, since Sunday 3rd May 2015.

Diary of A Hunger Strike: Day 9

“Yesterday, Asher fell ill and had to stop the hunger strike and leave. I decided to stay here alone even though it’s harder and a little bit frightening.”