The Gaza war has turned Hebrew into a battleground as ordinary Israelis adopt military euphemisms to describe everything from captured soldiers to the war itself, Gon Ben-Ari writes.
The Facebook campaign to support Israeli soldiers by uploading racy photos spread like wildfire. Gon Ben-Ari isn’t surprised given the link between sex and war in our imagination.
Some thought the world would end in 2012. Now, the words of one of Chabad’s founders have some wondering whether the end of times might be coming all over again.
Some say the cordial relationship between blacks and Jews is gone for good. But artists such as Kanye West proved that Jews and African Americans get along just fine in hip-hop.
A half century after it debuted, Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ finally got a music video. Gon Ben Ari explains why we should get used to this form of visual storytelling.