An interview with Tariq Ramadan, the Oxford professor who has made headlines for his conflicts with the French establishment
For many ex-ultra-Orthodox Jews, leaving the community means being excommunicated by their families, shunned by their friends, and learning how to navigate the modern world alone.
"By calling for a boycott of Israel, Palestinians are only asking you not to help Israel oppress them."
Is it really kosher to turn stories you made up yourself into parables about current affairs?
Because most Palestinian farmland in the West Bank is in areas that are controlled by the Israeli army, farmers are routinely prevented from accessing their own land because of "security reasons."
The Israeli government insists that it wants peace more than anything, but its actions can seem deliberately provocative.
A look at life inside Hebron, where Palestinians' everyday lives are hemmed in by a system of soldiers, checkpoints, barricades, and violence.
We met with director Jake Witzenfeld to talk about his new documentary that follows the struggles and victories of three young, gay Palestinian men in Tel Aviv.
Israel's greatest vegetarian short-story writer was in New York City—and he was hungry.
The Shujaiya neighborhood in Palestine's Gaza City is still in ruins a year after it was decimated by Israel's Operation Protective Edge.
We interviewed Sharon Rotbard about his book White City, Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa.
The second intifada brings to mind bus bombings and terror acts. The first intifada was somewhat more peaceful, and it involved cows.
Zionist but not Jewish, Israel's "Black Hebrews" immigrated to Israel from the United States with a pitstop in Liberia. To these believers, it was an act of homecoming.
It may not bring about world peace, but Verona hopes to create greater empathy between those on both sides of one of the planet's oldest conflicts.
Issa Amro wants to teach young Palestinians to peacefully challenge the Israeli occupation and build communities. Can his work overcome decades of violence and strife?
An interview with Guy Pitchon about his book Love Child.
In Hezbollah's homeland of Lebanon, the preliminary agreement between the US and Iran to scale back the Islamic Republic's nuclear enrichment program is being celebrated as a resounding victory.
Jewish voters remain one of the most stalwart progressive groups in the US, but it's the Republican Party that has taken up Israel as its cause célèbre.
Israeli artist Omer Golan survived a Palestinian suicide bomb attack in 2000. Since then, he's worked with his wife Tal as the artist duo OMTA.
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Thousands of Nigerians flee to Cameroon to escape Boko Haram, Gaza exports first produce shipment to Israel since 2007, and more on today's VICE News Capsule.
Would Iran be a temperamental loose cannon like North Korea? Would they immediately push the Big Red Button and blow up Tel Aviv? What is everyone so afraid of?
Despite growing tensions with Prime Minister Netanyahu, the Obama administration requested more than $3.1 billion in military aid for Israel this year. But what would happen if that were all gone?
In a controversial speech to the US Congress Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that a deal with Iran could spark nuclear proliferation across the region.