Tal Kra-Oz

Tal Kra-Oz is a writer and law student based in Jerusalem.

Two IDF Soldiers Killed Near Lebanon Border

First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence

The Merchant of Vegas, Onstage in London

Shakespeare’s prickly classic gets a timely update in new production

Kosher Soul Food Brings Together African-American and Jewish Cuisine

Michael Twitty’s complex identity—and a deeper understanding of culinary history—comes through in his cooking

Naftali Bennett Skewers Left-Wing Hipsters

Jewish Home party’s cheeky new video kicks off Israeli election ad season

Jerusalem Through Its Mayor’s Eyes

Nir Barkat leads foreign journalists on a telling tour of East Jerusalem

Kenneth Lonergan Is the Greatest Jewish Playwright You Didn’t Know Was Jewish

‘This Is Our Youth,’ with Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera, portrays the ‘pathetic remnants of Upper West Side Jewish liberalism’

If You Hated ‘Klinghoffer’ at the Met, Wait Till You See Amos Kenan at BAM

A new staging of ‘Salt of the Earth’ hints at a resurgence of the Canaanite movement’s anti-dystopian, anti-Zionist liberal vision

Putting the Jonathan Pollard Story on Stage

Infamous 1986 spying case plays out in NYC production of The Law of Return

‘The Person Who Sparks the Movement and Ends Up With a Broken Heart’

In 2011, Tel Aviv’s Daphni Leef helped ignite the J14 movement for social change. She looks back at what went wrong.

Israel Expands Law of Return to Include Interfaith Gay Couples

Non-Jews can now make aliyah with their Jewish, same-sex spouses

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