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.

Nurit Hirsh: Israel's beloved songwriter, making hits for over 60 years

If you fancy two hours of peace, for us and for all of Israel, you might not even need any help from on high. Just wangle a ticket for the Hirsh/Sutton spectacular before the run finishes.

How does the IDF integrate young adults with disabilities?

Special in Uniform is a pioneering JNF-USA affiliate designed to incorporate youths with autism, special needs and disabilities into the IDF.

By ELI MANDELBAUM
12/11/2022

Humans Without Borders: Help Palestinians get Israeli medical treatment

This year they will make more than 5,000 unique trips per year, driving Palestinians to Israeli hospitals in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, as well as to the Palestinian Augusta Victoria in east Jerusalem.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
12/11/2022

Israelis are getting heavier - how can we stop the rise of obesity?

Finding a way to convince parents to enforce a few simple family habits, such as drinking water instead of sweetened drinks and not allowing snacks between meals, would be a good way to start.

By BASIL PORTER
12/11/2022

95-year-old publishes brilliant debut novel on German occupation - review

The book relies heavily on the author’s experiences in Germany in the US Army of occupation in the immediate aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust.

By YEHUDIT COLLINS
11/11/2022

'And You Shall Tell Your Son': A book to unite Jews of all backgrounds - review

The biblical commandment “And you shall tell your son” is meant to ensure that children will become familiar with the history of their people via the experience of celebrating the holidays.

By JOSEPH SCUTTS
11/11/2022

The historic story of Beit Shalom, a boutique hotel in Metula

The hotel, designated for couples, is a blend of East and West in both décor and cuisine. Miriam Hod: “This place breathes history, and our mission is to preserve it.”

By SHULA KOPF
11/11/2022

Judaism and the creation of ethical monotheism

Understanding what makes Judaism and Jewish civilization different and seeing if it can explain Jew-hatred in Christianity and Islam.

11/11/2022

Jerusalem pastor ran Christian Polish/Ukrainian youth sports camp

A New Jersey native, Nucciarone has been the minister of the Baptist Church in Jerusalem since 2007. Prior to that, he served as a pastor in Austria for 14 years and in Italy for 12 years. 

By SYBIL KAPLAN
11/11/2022

Climate change is real, but are our options short-sighted?

Climate change is real, and its potential effects are significant. The contentious question is how to deal with it.

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