Zeruya Shalev is one of Israel’s most prominent writers. Her work describes women’s experiences and how they are woven into her country’s political fabric. Her new novel is titled "Schmerz" in German (meaning 'pain').
An Israeli MP accused an Arab celebrity of "seducing a Jewish soul" while the interior minister warned of assimilation. The racism from the Israeli right provoked a sharp rebuke from liberal circles.
Israeli Arab lawmaker Zouheir Bahloul's resignation from the Knesset is the latest fallout from the nation-state law. Critics in Israel and abroad have called the law racist and a threat to democracy.
The director of a renowned dance company, Rami Be'er was born in a kibbutz and fought with the Israeli army. He told DW how dance affected the way he thinks about Israel, by adding "question marks" to his existence.
As Israel marks its Independence Day, 70 years after the modern-day state's foundation, Israeli author Lizzie Doron walks through her evolving feelings over the years regarding May 14.
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