Out of Place

Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx

Solid State

The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.

Exodus

As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land

Falling Out

Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.

The Growth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem

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Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

Grandmother’s House

Her family’s Holocaust-haunted past informs the new album from singer-songwriter Clare Burson

A Revised Take on Palestinian Refugees

Essay enhances indictment of post-’48 Arab governments

Strangers in a Strange Land

A haftorah of decency and despair

Departed

South Lebanon Army soldiers fought alongside IDF troops in their country and followed them south when Israel withdrew. Now they’re waiting for a chance to go home.

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