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Rabin’s Square is Closed for Renovation

Rabin Square is about to be closed for years of renovation. Is that a blow to civic culture, and maybe even democracy?

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Him Too?

“He suddenly pinned me to the door and tried to kiss me.” What do we make of Shimon Peres, now that we know?

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Nullifying Netanyahu?

Former Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein challenges Benjamin Netanyahu for leadership of the Likud. Are Netanyahu’s days numbered?

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The Cost of Freedom

Gilad Shalit was freed from Hamas captivity in Gaza exactly ten years ago. Was the deal that brought him home a good one?

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Vax & Figures

What’s the link between who Israelis vote for and whether, when, and how we get vaxxed and boostered?

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Stone of Hearts

Would it really be so bad if not every building in Jerusalem was faced with the same tawny stone?

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Coffee or Conflict: How Do Israelis Start Our Days?

Was PM Bennett right when he said at the UN that “Israelis don’t wake up in the morning thinking about conflict”?

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Who is Sex For?

Is it unseemly for 60 year olds to let the rest of us know they still have sex?

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