As a Jew in whose name an increasingly extremist Israeli government purports to speak, it’s my duty to voice objection to this step.
JNF and the Israeli government are working together to steal the Sumarin family home and property of other Palestinians using quasi-legal means.
Jane Eisner, the Forward’s editor-in-chief, reflects on Trump officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
For what city was I praying? The fairytale or the reality?
Despite absolutist claims, Jerusalem has not belonged to one single people in its entire 5000-year history.
Israel’s escalating culture wars turned surreal in late February, when a vitriolic battle of words erupted between right and left over this question: What is the biblical birthplace of the Jewish people? One side picked Jerusalem. The other side picked Egypt. Both sides were wrong. But days later the battle is still raging, from the Knesset to the op-ed pages to Twitter.
The Jewish-Israeli man who was convicted of organizing the revenge murder of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 was ruled mentally fit to be sentenced.
The approval of an egalitarian section of the Western Wall “profanes” the holy site, the haredi Orthodox group Agudath Israel of America said.
Two Jewish minors were found guilty on Monday of the 2014 murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem, but the Israeli court held off on formally convicting a third man accused of orchestrating the crime, pending a psychological review.
The Palestinian National Theatre, which for three decades has been the leading performing arts and cultural center for Arabs in Jerusalem, is facing closure after running up large municipal debts, its director said on Friday.