Right after the war in Gaza, Israeli band Shmemel released a catchy song brimming with nationalistic references and encouraging immigration — to anywhere but Israel.
Israel’s unilateral withdrawal from Gaza in 2005 has only preserved Israeli power over Palestinians. Nine years later, Emily Hauser writes, we’re still making the same mistake.
The Anti-Defamation League needs to drop Thane Rosenbaum from its short list to replace Abe Foxman — and fast, Emily L. Hauser writes.
When lives are lost, those left behind ensure that the names are not forgotten. Some Israelis are doing their best to make sure that applies to victims of the Gaza war too.
Tariq Abu Khdeir posed no threat to the Israeli police officers who beat him up, Emily Hauser writes. So why has only one American Jewish organization condemned the assault?
Jewish teenagers’ penchant for snapping selfies at concentration camps has provoked what seems like universal outrage. But Emily Hauser, for one, thinks the trend is no big deal.
Israel’s Beit Guvrin caves may be a spelunker’s dream, but that’s not why the U.N. registered them as a World Heritage site. The real reason? ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’!
The average Israeli doesn’t understand that every problem raised by the settlements — including the recent kidnapping — is a necessary outcome of their existence, writes Emily Hauser.
While Tel Aviv gleefully rakes in the cash of gay tourists, Jerusalem is busy quashing a marriage equality bill. Is Israel really the gay Mecca it claims to be?
Gay Haredim who choose to marry women pay a ‘major mental price,’ a new report says. What goes unsaid is the suffering these men’s decision inflicts on their wives.