Journalism

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After Controversial Politician Is Disqualified, Israel’s Right Sets Its Sights on the Supreme Court

In unprecedented decision, judges rule Michael Ben-Ari unfit to serve.

Tablet Magazine, March 20, 2019
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Could Ayman Odeh Determine Who Becomes Israel’s Next Prime Minister?

In a fiery speech, the country’s top Arab politician imagines what was previously considered impossible: a Jewish-Arab coalition to topple Benjamin Netanyahu. 

Tablet Magazine, March 5, 2019
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The Enigmatic Benny Gantz

Campaigning to become Israel’s next prime minister, Gantz represents something that Israelis love: a veteran soldier carrying an olive branch.

Tablet Magazine, February 11, 2019
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The Message of Nas

An Israeli Arab with a huge social media following posts a video a day for a thousand days, ending this week. Where did the journey take him?

Tablet Magazine, January 3, 2019
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The dark horse who could topple Netanyahu

Benny Gantz, the former IDF Chief of Staff, has formed a new party which could win enough seats to help oust Bibi. 

+61J,  January 2, 2019
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‘Skype with your enemy’: Gaza’s youth want intellectual, not food aid

To outside observers, the Gaza Strip often seems like a hotbed of Islamic extremism and anti-Israel activity. But a local youth group has been promoting peace with Israel and creating extracurricular activities in a bid to fight the prevalent desperation.

+61J,  December 29, 2018
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Between War and Peace: An Interview With Senior Hamas Leader Husam Badran

Current Hamas Political Bureau Member and former military commander speaks to Tablet about the ongoing Gaza cease-fire negotiations with Israel. 

Tablet Magazine, September 17, 2018
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Israel’s Failure to Support Syrian Rebels

A dispatch from Istanbul, where the Jewish state’s confounding political and military policy plays out in the lives of Syrians looking for hope of any kind.

Tablet Magazine, September 11, 2018