Under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu and General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Israel and Sudan are close to establishing historic diplomatic ties — but outside of the democratic process. Graduate fellow Yasir Zaidan explains.
Ethics and animals in the Bible: Why ancient Israelites thought of birds as moral examples to follow
Though present-day moral philosophers might disagree, in ancient times, animals like birds were seen as tuned in to the divine will and exemplars of right living. Graduate fellow Forrest Martin explains.
Graduate fellow Ara Daglian explains the history of Armenians in Jerusalem — one of the largest, most historic homes for the Armenian diaspora.
American Jews & Israel: The history of the Palestine Economic Corporation shows how “support” can take many forms
The history of American-supported development in Mandate Palestine is an early example of the complicated relationship between American Jews and Israel, writes graduate fellow Jake Beckert.
Dr. Alan Dowty analyzes various aspects of Israel's past and present to determine that it is not a settler colonial state, at least not by the usual definition.
Benjamin Netanyahu was known for strengthening ties between Israel and Africa. Will Israel's new government follow the former prime minister's lead? Grad fellow Francis Abugbilla explains the situation.
Looking at ancient texts' "topsy-turvy" visions of the world can reveal a lot about the authors' assumptions, writes grad fellow Forrest Martin.
The death penalty is almost never used in Israel, but is still controversial. Postdoctoral fellow Smadar Ben-Natan explains.