Was Netanyahu’s deal to give Pfizer data on everyone who got the vaccine illegal? Why did a judge order the confiscation of a 2002 film about the IDF’s 2002 incursion into Jenin? What do the names we give our babies say about our society?
Sometimes we just gotta be honest with ourselves and say, “אני לא סובל אותו” (I can’t stand him). Guy explains the Hebrew root סבל, which means suffering or misery, and how it is linked to muscular endurance, horrible traffic jams and passive verbs.
At times reminiscent of 19th century European Jewry, at others of American Jewry in the 20th, the modern history of Iran’s Jews varies radically from other Jewish histories in the Middle East. A new book focuses on the unique case of Iranian Jewry.
Are “religious-Zionist” political parties no longer viable? What should we make of the pious, thuggish, anarchist and often beautiful kids they call “Hilltop Youth”? Why can’t Israelis never ever delete Whatsapp from our phones?