Israel's complicated relationship with other nations is what makes its food so good

Foods like hummus and sabich can't be pinned down to one place — they draw influences from the Middle East and North Africa.

Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar on what hip-hop can and can't do for cultures in conflict

"Hip-hop is a defender of the minority, but it remains a minority"
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Go inside the bar bringing Israelis and Arabs together: "We don't coexist, we share"

"This is the place where you can be exactly who you are."

An Arab-Israeli Catholic Ballerina Just Won Israel's First Transgender Beauty Pageant

She's set to compete for an international title next.

Anonymous Declared War on Israel — Here's What the Damage Looks Like

The most impressive attack in a while — but it's still pretty sad.
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This Israeli Restaurant Advocates Peace With a 50% Discount for Arab-Jewish Tables

A vision of whirled (chick)peas.

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The Strange and Very Real Politics Behind Hummus

There's a lot you don't realize when buying hummus at your local Whole Foods.
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Meet The Man Exposing What The American Media Won't Tell You About Israel

Max Blumenthal, in a conversation with PolicyMic, pulls the curtain back and shines a light on Israel's dark side.
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Release of Palestinian Prisoners is Controversial But It's the Right Call

Israel’s expected release of Palestinian prisoners is causing controversy around the country, but it's the right decision for various reasons.

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Israel to ‘Transfer’ 30,000 Palestinian Bedouin From the Negev

It is expected that 30,000 Palestinian Bedouin, could face removal from their villages to make way for the construction of new towns for Israel's Jewish citizens.
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UC Israel Divestment: California Officials Sign Letter Condemning BDS Movement

State officials in California have issued a letter condemning the divestment movement in California universities and tying themselves to the U.S. government's failed Israel-Palestine policy.
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Israel Palestine Peace Talks: Let's Also Address Arab Treatment in Israel

Many Israeli Jewish citizens harbor exclusionary ideas about a “pure” Israel with no Arabs.
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Israel-Palestine Conflict: Grisly Evidence Of Israel's 1948 Expulsion of Palestinians Uncovered

Workers at a cemetery in Jaffa have discovered mass graves containing the bodies of hundreds of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces during the 1948 war.
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American Foreign Policy Has Committed Countless "Boston Bombings" In Other Countries

The Boston Marathon bombing was sad, but we shouldn't feel sorry for ourselves. American foreign policy wreaks havoc abroad, and Americans are too apathetic to care.

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Obama Israel Trip: What to Watch Out For When the President Heads to the Middle East

Pro-Israel politicians have accused the president of being insufficiently hawkish in his stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but that restraint is what will help sooth tensions.
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George Galloway, British MP, Refuses to Debate An Israeli

During a debate at Oxford over Israel, George Galloway walked out because he "doesn't debate with Israelis." Is that really necessary?
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Israel Elections 2013: Iran Is a Shadow Looming Over These Elections

Ahead of the 2013 elections in Israel, 12% of voters named Iran as their top concern. Pundits jumped on the results to suggest the concern over Iran is overblown, but they couldn't be more wrong.
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Israel Elections: Why Netanyahu Will Lose Support For Being Too Moderate

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may seem like a right-wing extremist from afar, but to Israeli voters, he's far too centrist.
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Israel Gaza Truce: Ceasefire Comes After Sustained Israeli Propaganda Campaign

Journalism should be a tool of the weak to challenge the powerful. Not, as my Jewish friends seem convinced, a tool of the powerful to make it easier to slaughter the powerless.

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Does Mitt Romney Even Know a Single Thing About the Middle East?

The Republican presidential candidate commits yet another gaffe, and insults the Palestinian people.
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BDS Movement Will Not Succeed Anytime Soon

Until the BDS movement can break through significant political and cultural challenges, its efficacy will be severely limited.
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Newt Gingrich’s Deliberate Distortion of Israel-Palestine is Wrong and Cheap

Gingrich's recent comments about the Palestinian people show a shallow understanding of history.
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Why Do Palestinian Deaths Outnumber Israeli Deaths?

A closer look at the death toll in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict reveals that Israel is the target of unjustified criticism.
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At Israeli-Palestinian Radio Station, Peace is The Word

A non-profit radio station in Jerusalem is joining with the international grassroots OneVoice Movement to keep the dialogue of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict going.

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The "Israeli Summer" Is Detrimental to Palestinians

Israelis have decided to put the conflict wih their Arab neighbors aside in order to focus on their own issues, at the expense of the Palestinian cause.
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Israel Gets Revolutionary Fever

The new Israeli #J14 social movement may struggle to sustain itself in light of underlying tensions within the movement and the up-coming declaration of Palestinian statehood.
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Israeli Parliament Jeopardizes State's Own Democracy

Lawmakers attempt to manipulate education, protest, and citizenship, damaging the state's democratic character.
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Women's Vital Role in the Palestine-Israel Conflict

A conversation with female Palestinian leaders on women's role in promoting a peaceful two-state solution.