A German woman in attendance said: “I think what we just saw was anti-Semitism.”
TEL AVIV — Middle East peace may remain out of reach, but at least the Hebrew and Arabic languages have found a compromise. Israeli typogra…
(JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League called on the Huffington Post’s Arabic-language edition to remove a blog post claiming a Jewish woman poisoned the Prophet Muhammad with arsenic. The ADL has been urging the site to take down the article since shortly after it was published Nov. 29, the organization said in a press release on Thursday….
When it comes to making an emphatic point, Israeli Jews often reach for Arabic. From telling someone “Let’s go,” (“Yalla”) to expressing surprise (“Walla!”) Arabic is a part of daily speech for Hebrew speakers.
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.
Artists hired by ‘Homeland’ to add Arabic graffiti to a set have revealed that they hacked the show by spray-painting ‘Homeland is racist.’ Sigal Samuel explains why the producers had it coming.
The A-Wa sisters grew up on an Israeli farm. Now, their hip hop beats set to Arabic folk music have them singing from clubs in Tel Aviv to European music festivals.
Senator Lindsey Graham told an AIPAC dinner that ‘everything that starts with ‘Al’ in the Middle East is bad news.’ That sounded a bit racist — but does he realize that many of his favorite words start with the Arabic word for ‘the’?
Arab Jewish culture is enjoying a revival across all fields — literature, food, music — yet somehow nobody’s talking about it. Can this identity come into its own in 2015?
What if Israel wasn’t a Jewish state but a Hebrew state? Having one common language might help forge one Israeli identity — but not without some problems.