Daily Archives: January 15, 2019

‘We mustn’t break the hope that still exists’: 2019 Israel forces Arab actor to confront identity politics

By | 2019-01-15T22:51:12+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Israel|

The blend of Israeli Jewish and Arab cultures, Hebrew and Arabic, village origins and the Tel Aviv bubble – all of this informed the life and work of 24-year-old actor Ala Dakka, who preferred not to define his identity. But now, he's reached a turning...

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Could the FBI hold 15,000 Israelis criminally responsible over binary options?

By | 2019-01-15T22:16:52+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Israel|

Recent round of cases indicates that the FBI considers all employees, even those who left the industry years ago, potentially guilty of offenses that carry a maximum 20-year jail term

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This Moroccan-Jewish singer made Arabic music popular in France. Why have Israelis forgotten her?

By | 2019-01-15T22:12:19+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Israel|

Maya Casabianca, the global 'goddess of song,' passed away last week at age 78. Why didn’t Israelis feel a deep connection with the Levantine singer with the deep and powerful voice?

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Concerted attack by right casts Gantz as clearest threat to Netanyahu

By | 2019-01-15T21:57:43+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Israel|

The former chief of staff’s pledge to amend the nation-state law embodies the choice between patriotism and nationalism that awaits Israelis on April 9

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British lawmakers resoundingly reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal

By | 2019-01-15T21:44:09+00:00 January 15th, 2019|World|

Crushing vote triggers political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave

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