LGBTQ rights are not the main issue bringing Israeli protesters to the streets, but they do symbolize the country’s stark divide.
Tried and tested in the field, Israeli weapons and surveillance technology are being packaged and sold for export.
It will take a lot of strategic ingenuity to fight the rise of populism. And it will get harder to do so as politicians rig the game with rules designed to reduce voting.
The Israeli flag has long been associated with the country’s far-right, but anti-government protesters have recently begun using the flag to bolster and legitimize their movement.
Signs of controlled fire use from Spain are at least 50,000 years older than previous evidence.
The village of Lajjun, near Nazareth, which was destroyed in 1948 to make room for a kibbutz is a microcosm of the catastrophe that still affects Palestinians 75 years later.
For the first time, the United Nations will mark the commemoration of the displacement of 750,000 Palestinians from their homes in 1948.
A series of poor decisions in the face of Jewish manoeuvring led to the end of the British mandate in Palestine and the creation of the Israeli state.
British media coverage of the creation of the state of Israel reflected the concerns of the government at the time.
Israel may no longer be a fledgling state – but it has yet to overcome the basic contradiction that has defined it from the very beginning.
Mark Raphael Baker is best known for two outstanding memoirs, The Fiftieth Gate, exploring his parents’ Holocaust experience, and Thirty Days, about the death of his first wife.
The UN’s resolution to recognize Nakba Day on May 15, to mark the expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in 1948, helps to acknowledge past traumas but does the resolution have other implications?
Despite Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent backtracking to ease civil unrest, Israel’s ability to deter external foes has already been weakened by wounds that are self-inflicted.
Political situations in both Israel and the US could be changing prior patterns with these donations, which fund hospitals, museums and a wide array of organizations.
Recent in-depth interviews with Palestinians living in East Jerusalem show that while they are following the Israeli protests, they feel an overall sense of resignation about their futures.
President Joe Biden recently spoke out in support of the ongoing protests in Israel, raising some observers’ eyebrows about the ties between Israel and the US.
In recent days, violence has erupted between Israel and militants in Lebanon, Syria and the Palestinian territories. It’s unclear, however, how long each side will avoid serious escalation.
Israelis are justifiably opposing reforms to the country’s judicial system that would erode their human rights. But what about the human rights of Palestinians?
Three scholars examine the implications of the crisis roiling Israel as hundreds of thousands of people protest across country.
Israel’s leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, has fired the country’s defense minister. That deepened the country’s crisis over proposed judicial reforms that even military reservists have protested.