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Apartheid & Our Trip Ahead

One in four American Jews think Israel is an apartheid state, and one in five that it’s committing genocide. What family doesn’t have its ups and downs?

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Keeping Tabs

An Israeli company leases super spy software to allies who use it to surveil journalists and activists. Has Realpolitik gotten too real?

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Is a Dream a Lie if It Don’t Come True, or Is It Somethin’ Worse

Ten years ago this week, Israel was rocked by the biggest protests in the country’s history. Did they make any difference?

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Sins of the Fathers

Toddlers whose fathers study full-time in Yeshivas just lost their day-care subsidies. Should tots suffer because dads don’t work?

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Face the Nation-State

Israel’s Supreme Court votes 10 to 1 to let the controversial “Nation-State Law” stay on the books. Could both the 10 and the 1 be right at the same time?

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Bi-Sockuals

A shocking and controversial ruling about Hebrew grammar by the Academy for the Hebrew Language. But are they the boss of us?

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All President and Accounted For

Reuven Rivlin was Israel’s president for seven stormy years. What is his legacy?

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Unsettling

Settlers peaceably evacuate a wildcat West-Bank outpost in a compromise that may lead, someday, to their return. What does the compromise say about Israel’s new government?

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Dudu, I Have a Feeling We’re Not in Kfar Saba Anymore

An Israeli goes to explore the strange worlds of American Jews, like Alice in Wonderland, Gulliver in Lilliput, and Dorothy in Oz. But does what he learn say more about Israel than it does about the United States?

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