When Polish Jews immigrated to Israel, they shaped and adopted a new, Zionist identity. Today, Polish Jews and non-Jewish Poles re-examine complex memories, a shared past, and the roots of judgment about each other's nations.
The political front is stalemated, and the occupation grinds on—but some Palestinians are creating their own facts on the ground.
Shula Lavyel traces her past and that of her husband Amos, also a Polish Jew—their childhood in Poland, their arrivals in Palestine in 1934 and 1943, and their return visits to the old country.
APN urges Jewish Federations of North America to close loophole that permits donations towards projects that take place over the Green Line.
Research into Jewish charities in North America has found a powerful but opaque machine that turns over billions, but can be vague as to how the money is used.
Sometimes a cousin really can offer the best deal, but it can be hard for donors to be sure the charity shopped around first.
Federations supported settlers in Hebron and Silwan: 'Jews are Jews wherever they live.'
Federations and foundations often share not only personnel and space but goals. Why have multiple institutions serving the same purposes?
A fifth of donations to Jewish federations is spent on salaries, which in some cases are beyond the norm at similar organizations, Haaretz finds
Like many charities, the federations invest offshore.
Whole families can make their living at a single charitable organization.
But the movement is up against the country’s powerful right-wing politics and institutional bias against Palestinians.
In the face of Israeli control of West Bank water sources, land expropriation, and settler violence, Palestinian farmers must deploy innovative methods to sustain their lands – or lose them.
We think of drones as an exclusively American weapon, but they're not. Look at Israel's violent northern border, where Israel and Hezbollah are already using the flying robots against each other.
Jerusalem, the meeting point of three major religions, is always set aside as the final item to be resolved in any discussion of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Have we waited too long?
Polioviruses have been nearly eradicated. But scientists worry their gains face a left-field threat: After vaccination, some people excrete the virus for years.
Few thought Tunisia's December 2010 uprising would so quickly spark revolts in the surrounding region. What will the Arab Spring mean for Syria, Egypt and Gaza?
A look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as told through the eyes of two young people: one Jew, the other Muslim. They work for peace, but not through political means.
Gazan healthcare facilities have been strangled by an Israeli blockade since June 2007, when Hamas wrested control of Gaza from rival Fatah. Since Israel began its massive offensive against Hamas on December 27, 2008, conditions in Gaza's hospitals have faced extreme difficulty in their efforts to care for thousands...
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from the American Israeli attorney mapping for a two-state solution, to the deadly borders of Mexico.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
President Obama was in Jerusalem this week on a visit that was expected to be long on symbolism and short on substance.
Daniel Brook wins the gold prize in the Cultural Tourism Article category for the Society of American Travel Writers competition.
The Overseas Press Club of America gave a citation to Elliott Woods' piece for the Virginia Quarterly Review "Hope's Coffin." He was cited for the The Madeline Dane Ross Award, which awards the best international reporting in the print medium showing a concern for the human condition. The award itself went to Abigail Haworth, "Forced to be Fat," Marie Claire.
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