The Jerusalem Report

The Jerusalem Report is an editorially independent biweekly newsmagazine that offers original journalism from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world. Founded in 1990, The Jerusalem Report consistently aims to bridge the gaps between Israel and the Diaspora, and honestly assess Israel's relations with its Arab neighbors.

The immutable links between Israel and South Africa

While the current government policy might be a short-term view, events that have taken place tell a very different tale.

By PETER BAILEY
02/12/2022

In memoriam: Cantor Simon Hass

Cantor Simon Hass was widely admired and respected as one of the finest cantors in the world.

By DAVID PRAGER
02/12/2022

Lions’ Den popularity shows divide between Palestinian people, leaders

The significance of this Nablus-based Palestinian Lions’ Den group does not lie in its military might – the importance lies in why it has gained popularity.

By AVI MELAMED
02/12/2022

Union Kommando: The story of the munitions factory in Auschwitz

The saga of the Union factory in Auschwitz includes an episode of unparalleled heroism and sacrifice

By JACOB SIVAK
02/12/2022

Being a proud member of the Jewish tribe

Although I make up less that 0.2% of the world’s population, I know I’m not alone. There are people out there – probably more than I realize – that support me.

Israel and India: A natural alliance

Israel and India have become formidable leaders in tech, industry, and culture despite their short histories. How has this happened, and what does the future look like for the two countries?

By TROY FRITZHAND
02/12/2022

Danielle Mazin: Israel's only British design milliner

As the only British design milliner in Israel, Danielle Mazin creates an eclectic collection of hats for every occasion.

US Forest Service chief visits Israel, impressed by KKL-JNF

US Forest Service chief Randy Moore says he is ‘completely impressed’ with the work KKL-JNF has done planting trees here

Taglit Birthright: Coming to terms with my Jewish identity in 10 days

I realized, finally, maybe for the first time in my life, that, yes, I want to continue the Jewish family; and, no, I am not practicing Judaism because it’s all I’ve ever known but because I want to.

By Miri Weissman
02/12/2022

‘Far beispiel’: Yiddish as a first language

My father had told me to go on, to live life, and he did it in Yiddish, a Yiddish born in the lost towns of Eastern Europe and whose speakers learned to confront adversity with humor and insight.

By Elaine Rosenberg Miller
02/12/2022
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