Twyman's latest production looks at what it's like for a family to live through the Israeli-Palestinian war.
Photographer Jade Cantwell traveled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
In the documentary Looking for Jesus (2012—....), artist Katarzyna Kozyra speaks with men exhibiting symptoms of Jerusalem Syndrome, a condition that makes people believe they're the messiah.
When I went from working with NGOs to the private sector, a crazy business partner and some shady cops nearly derailed my business.
We spoke to the author of Goliath about how his harsh and uncompromising critiques of Israel have inspired a backlash from across the political spectrum.
Silwan is becoming one of the most contentious neighborhoods in the most contested city in the world.
The wall destroyed Johnny Anastas' livelihood and trapped his home in on three sides, so he decided to make the most of it with a gift shop full of wooden, Christian-themed souvenirs.
Jews in Iran haven't always been treated like fellow countrymen, so a newly-erected monument honoring Jews who fought in the Iran-Iraq War serves as a proverbial olive branch.
In the aftermath of the latest war between Palestine and Israel, I photographed pieces of people's lives lying in the rubble.
I spoke to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach about anal sex, Israel's controversial nation-state bill, and his former pupil Michael Jackson.
Pro-Israeli students started a rival to a takeout restaurant that criticized the US's role in the conflict.
Earlier today, reports emerged from Israeli news agencies that a Canadian woman named Gill Rosenberg had joined Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to help them fight the Islamic State.
Artists Jasman Wagner and Natali Cohen Vaxberg made a video titled "Shit Instead of Blood" in which they literally shit on the flags of countries from all around the world as a gesture against nationalism—though it led to Vaxberg's arrest in Israel.
The controversial Israeli historian's new book—published in English by Verso last month and part of a trilogy on Israel, Zionism and Jewish identity—is a bitter, provocative resignation from an identity he no longer wishes to have.
Eman Mohammed has fought her way through abusive colleagues, death threats, and sexual harassment.
Eighteen years ago, on November 4, 1995, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was murdered by a young right-wing militant named Yigal Amir. I spoke to Yigal's brother and accomplice, Hagai.
In today's news roundup, Libyan soldiers and militias battle for Benghazi, and tensions heighten between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem.
Long-distance marriages between Syrians living in Israel and those still in the motherland are common in the Golan Heights, but recently crossing the border has become extremely complicated.
We need art that asks hard questions.
Ultra-Orthodox adherents of Judaism have long been exempt from military service in Israel, but lately this exception has sparked outrage from the secular majority.
A fashion shoot that mostly involves hanging out on a roof with some Israeli girls.
While every country holds the right to refuse access to foreign nationals, it seems that Israel is extending the concept of "security threat" to anyone expressing oppositional political views.
Though many of them aren't allowed physical contact with their wives, the prisoners can still impregnate their spouses—all they need is a little creativity.
This week: walruses, Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the US, South Africa's rejection of the Dalai Lama's visa application, and more bad news from around the world.