When Israeli musician Hanna Goor was booted offstage at a concert in Ashdod for wearing a bikini top, the incident was instantly framed in the international press — including in the Forward — as Israel’s “burkini moment.” But the singer rejects the comparison.32
First time births to much older women make up just a fraction of all births in Israel. But they are on the rise.29
Are high tech jobs a way to lift ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel out of poverty?7
Summer brings wedding season in the Holy Land, and with it, a mathematical conundrum for many wedding guests: How much money to gift the bride and groom?3
Jane Eisner outlines the issues that concern her the most as an American Jewish woman, and explains why they should concern all of us as well.
For decades, the Palestinian authorities have sent payments to prisoners and the families of those killed in the conflict with Israel. The U.S. and Israel say those funds subsidize terror. Palestinians see it differently. The Forward unpacks this complicated history.33
A joint Israeli-Palestinian poll has found that a small majority of Israelis and Palestinians still believe in a two-state solution that would end Israel’s military occupation and create an independent Palestinian state.69
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Most Israelis and Palestinians oppose the kind of peace deal that has been under negotiation in the past, a new poll found. When presented with a permanent status agreement based on previous Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, nearly 60 percent of both Israeli Jews and Palestinians are against it, according to the joint poll by leading…
A simple tote bag created by Haifa designers Sana Jammalieh and Haitham Haddad is sweeping the Internet as a commentary on global anti-Arab sentiment.3
While Black Lives Matters has decried police body cameras as part of the surveillance state, Israel’s Ethiopian activists have embraced them for police accountability.
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