The Jerusalem Report

The Jerusalem Report is an editorially independent biweekly newsmagazine that offers original journalism from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world. Founded in 1990, The Jerusalem Report consistently aims to bridge the gaps between Israel and the Diaspora, and honestly assess Israel's relations with its Arab neighbors.

Haviv Hauspeter: Color dynamism, aesthetic dialectic

Titles of his works, such as Restricted Freedom, Cheerful Gloom, Happy Tears and so on convey the sense of living in paradox, not necessarily a contradiction

By DANIEL SHORKEND
11/08/2022

Israel's thin red line: Hi-tech engineers and scientists

Israel’s thin red line today is its hi-tech engineers and scientists, the human capital that propels Israel’s knowledge-driven industries and hence its entire economy.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
11/08/2022

Want to renew your new Israeli home? Here's what you need to know

Learning the basics of the renovation process in Israel – from planning to permits to construction and more – can put you at an advantage.

By Ariyel Maresky , Ariella Gross
11/08/2022

This Prague New Jewish Cemetery monument is made of looted tombstones

The 750,000 Czech crowns ($31,000) memorial, paid for by a crowd-funding campaign, resembles the sun’s rays emanating from a circle, with the cobblestones stacked in walls of unequal height.

By GIL ZOHAR
11/08/2022

When a Holocaust survivor sued an Israeli hotel for severance pay

The case: A man working at a hotel was fired for stealing food and denied severance pay, so he sued to get the pay. But a relevant factor was his history as a Holocaust survivor.

By STEVE ADLER
11/08/2022

Trip to UK shows how much COVID-19 has changed London

It was as if COVID-19, Brexit and the invasion of Ukraine had caused a huge sink-hole through which many things were beginning to disappear

By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
11/08/2022

A rare, historic meeting with Israeli PM Begin amid the 1982 Lebanon War

The 1982 meeting with Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin didn't lead to an interview, but it gave a unique and unforgettable encounter at a key moment in the history of Israel.

By STEVE NORTH
11/08/2022

Hillcoat Hotel: A once favorite resort for South African Jews

It had an unimposing facade in a small grayish building, but it seems to have had a powerful effect on the memory of what you love and why.

By Zvi Pantanowitz
11/08/2022

Jews must stop seeing Christian support for Israel as all about money

It is an embarrassment when Jews show up at a Christian event and their intent for self-promotion is so transparent and not relational, more about Jews looking at Christians as objects.

By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN
10/08/2022

BDS or normalization – which is winning?

BDS is clearly not succeeding, but its continuing anti-Israel activities may well be fueling the upsurge across the world of the age-old scourge of antisemitism.

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