Beitar Jerusalem has always attracted the outsiders, the oppressed and the victimized – Israel's 'forgotten Jews.'
The international condemnation of Israel's violent response to the Gaza protests shows how misplaced its "Brand Israel" campaign has been.
The last thing the Middle East needs is another open conflict between two massive military powers. Fortunately, they both seem to agree.
A decades-long policy of ambiguity means that Israel's chemical arsenal remains the subject of speculation.
Thanks to a violent fringe of protesters backed by Hamas, a far larger non-violent movement is struggling to control the narrative of what's happening in Gaza.
With its opening of a new embassy in Jerusalem and defence of Israeli actions in Gaza, the Trump administration has signalled its lack of interest in bringing lasting peace to the region.
What does this move represent? It depends on who you ask, according to scholars in this roundup of articles from our archives.
President Donald Trump's move to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal has been met with dismay by the Europeans. But could his high-stakes gambit actually work in getting a better deal?
International NGOs are promoting a 'resilience agenda' that masks their own failings in Palestine.
A recent skirmish between Iran and Israel put the spotlight back on one of the most sensitive territories in the world.
A documentary filmmaker discusses her work which looks at the erased history of Palestinians in a Jerusalem neighbourhood in order to point to the possibility of a shared Jewish/Arab future.
Hugely divisive and controversial at home, Avigdor Lieberman is both an outspoken hawk and a political opportunist.
Flashy interceptor systems attract media and government attention. But bomb shelters and warning systems are at least as important in the midst of missile strikes.
Iran is a dangerous mischief-maker in the Middle East – but scrapping the nuclear deal will probably make things worse.
As Israel approaches the 70th anniversary of its establishment, many older American Jews will be celebrating. Many younger ones will wonder whether the Jewish state is something to celebrate at all.
Years of mediation by Russia have helped keep a direct Israeli-Iranian conflict off the agenda. But things have changed.
Israel's prime minister failed to undermine the validity of Iran's nuclear deal, and instead ended up demonstrating just how important it is.
As many as 38,000 refugees live in Israel with no rights or status. Israel's government and international communities need to come up with a viable solution.
Like the colonization of Indigenous lands in North America and the squeezing of Indigenous peoples into "reserves," the colonization and appropriation of Palestinian land is unrelenting.
Undrinkable drinking water is just one example of how blockades and war have permeated an entire ecosystem.