Our January/February issue features the fourth in our series on Israel’s Arab citizens: this one focuses on the pursuit of Arab-Israelis for equal rights in the political arena, a quest that challenges the Jewish character of the state. Read about Knesset member Ahmad Tibi, Israel’s most visible and vocal Arab MK; Ghaida Rinawi Zoabi, co-founder and director of the Injaz Center for Professional Arab Governance, an organization that offers professional training for employees of municipal governments; and Hassan Jabareen (right), director of Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights, a Haifa-based NGO that advocates for the rights of Israel’s Arab citizens.
Moment’s Nathan Guttman provides in-depth analysis of American politicians’ reactions to the reelection of Benjamin Netanyahu as Israel’s Prime Minister.
Journalist Mark Pinsky reflects on his experiences after the Six-Day War with Max Haber and Norman Rosenbaum. Both men died, and Pinsky returns to Israel to find their graves.
For many Israelis, TV reporters covering Palestinian affairs offer an increasingly rare glimpse into the world of their Arab neighbors.
Like the misguided heroes of some Greek tragedy, Haredi leaders and educators in both the United States and Israel are waging battle to defend, as they see it, their way of life.
The proposed plan would change the balance of power between Israeli politicians and the legal system, and also could be a “get out of jail free” card for Netanyahu.
Anyone who spent much time in Israel before the last few years has probably heard this trope from multiple Israelis: “Everything here is crazy! Why can’t we live in a normal country?”
“Europe is just a graveyard for me,” my Shabbat host told me. Is the history of Jews in Ukraine relevant for Israel’s refugee policy today?