Swift acceptance of gays by the Israeli Defense Forces in 1993 helped transform Israel into one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world. Moment looks at the history—and the future—of the gay rights movement in Israel, from the rainbow flag-strewn streets of Tel Aviv to the more traditional enclave of Jerusalem.
Interviews by Moment Staff Adin Steinsaltz Jewish peoplehood is always central. It comes before the Jewish nation or the Jewish
Jewish and Arab writers—Amos Elon, Hillel Halkin, Etgar Keret, Amos Oz, Naomi Ragen, Meir Shalev, Sayed Kashua, Ali Khalili, Ghassan Khatib, Ali Qleibo and Elias Zananiri—describe their visions of Jerusalem’s future.
Congratulations to the winners of our Passover giveaway, each of whom will win a copy of New American Haggadah, edited
By Arieh O’Sullivan Jerusalem is in an awful location. There’s no water. It’s far from any main trade route, surrounded
By Dalia Rosenfeld The onion Lotzi was eating could be smelled five floors below him in the entrance to Migdal
Amos Oz I’m a secular Jew. I am in dire need of sober political leadership, not of a messiah. But
Israel’s High Court agreed that gender separation on Israeli public buses violated the principles of equality, individual rights and freedom
By Scott Fox Soon after I sat down at my table at a fundraiser sponsored by the local Justice in
The quick-witted Democratic congressman has rocketed to fame by taking on Republicans with gusto. But when it comes to Israel, this hardcore liberal—who is married to a Muslim-American—is a hawk.