Is being a kind-of-a-dick to the Prime Minister’s kid justified, because the Prime Minister is kind-of-a-dick to the rest of us?
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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?
A Jerusalem court finds that a man can be sued for failing to tell his fiancé-cum-wife that he prefers sex with men. Where does a right to privacy end, and an obligation of honesty begin?
Israel’s national-treasure folk-singer, Chava Alberstein, retools a beloved protest song as an ad for cable and internet service. Is this the end of culture as we know it, or have we maybe lost a little perspective?