The death penalty is almost never used in Israel, but is still controversial. Postdoctoral fellow Smadar Ben-Natan explains.
Graduate fellow Francis Abugbilla explains how Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's push to reconnect with African nations is shifting Israel's status on the continent.
Graduate fellow Bret Windhauser explains the economic underpinnings of smuggling between Israel and the Palestinian Territories — and why the most commonly smuggled goods may not be what you think.
Opportunity grant winner Pinar Kara tells the story of Kurdish Jews' migration to Israel, and how they keep connected with Kurdish culture today.
The number of farmers in Israel is shrinking dramatically, and government policies are hurting, not helping, writes graduate fellow Hayim Katsman.
Drawing on reggae's progressive vision of "Zion," Israeli musical groups offer a new way of thinking about Zionism, writes graduate fellow Hayim Katsman.
Opportunity grant winner Graham Harper's key takeaways from a summer study-abroad program on counterterrorism.
Activists are raising awareness of the tragic kidnapping of thousands of Mizrahi Jewish babies in the 1950s through continued action and savvy social media organizing, writes Grad Fellow Vincent Calvetti-Wolf.