The Rock Star’s Guide to Eating, Praying, and Loving in the High Security State of Israel

Why Justin Bieber, Elton John, Madonna, and, yes, Alicia Keys, love to play Tel Aviv—and why Israel loves them back

Religious Labor

Israeli society debates the value of Haredi jobs, but Patrick Leigh Fermor saw the ultra-Orthodox hard at work

‘Women of the Wall’ Ruling in Limbo (Updated)

The Attorney General calls on “local custom” to prevail

Meet the Jerusalem Old City Basketball Legend Known as Issa 6

In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land

Herod’s Edifice Complex

The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit

The Women’s Wall

In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions

Taken for a Ride in Jerusalem

From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail

Vox Tablet Scores a SPJ Award

‘Taken for a Ride in Jerusalem’ wins the Digital Audio accolade

Trying on an IDF Uniform

While my friends interned on Capitol Hill, I learned to shoot an M-16 and ate kosher Spam in the Israeli army

Stop Yeshayahu Leibowitz!

By failing to name a street after the controversial philosopher, the city of Jerusalem proved he was right

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