Underlying these criticisms is the notion that in keeping its focus on Jews in Israel, Birthright is espousing bigotry. This is nonsense.
Birthright recently announced that all providers of its signature 10-day trip must stop including meetings with Israeli Arabs in their programming.
A big row is brewing between Israeli Arab citizens and their government, and it all seems to stem from a surprisingly small activist source. The year 2017 began with protests as thousands of Arab citizens took to the streets to counter the demolitions of homes without permits in their neighborhoods.
The idealistic foundational principles on display in these texts from the early statehood era sound very different from today’s slogans.
Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin called for building trust between the Arab and Jewish communities in Israel, during an Iftar meal with Arab leaders at his Jerusalem residence.
The Arab-Israeli television host talked back to a guest on her show, saying, ‘Do you know what it’s like to be a minority in this country?’
Christian Arabs aren’t really Arabs — at least according to a new Knesset bill. It imposes one more division on the Palestinian people — and serves Israel’s interests, writes Emily Hauser.
A new Israeli Ministry of Justice video campaign may not be enough to eradicate racism and discrimination in the Jewish state. But it’s a start.
Hundreds of Bedouin Arabs and their supporters clashed with Israeli forces on Saturday in protests against a government plan to force 40,000 Bedouins living in the southern Negev region to leave their villages.
One hundred years ago, Lower East Side physician Abraham Glickstein was arrested for dealing cocaine and opium. Seventy-five years later Jews were deported from Vienna.