According to Israeli law, all marriages in the country are performed by religious authorities--be they Christian, Muslim, Druze, or Jewish. But thousands of immigrants admitted to Israel under the Law of Return cannot marry in Israel, because the Israeli rabbinate does not recognize them as Jewish.Read More
PopulationsMizrahim in Israel
Jews from Arab lands are gaining influence in Israeli society.Russians in Israel
Aliyah from the Former Soviet Union since 1989.The Palestinians
An examination of the geography, history, and politics of Palestinian identity.The Bedouin
Israeli Bedouin have an ambiguous relationship with the state.Ethiopians in Israel
Ancient traditions in a new Jewish State.
The ongoing struggle and the Middle East peace process.Jerusalem
A brief history of the role of Jerusalem in the peace process.Refusal to Serve
"Sarbanut" in a Jewish-Democratic State.Civil Marriage
For many Israelis, religious politics and identity issues disrupt the pursuit of holy matrimony.Elections, Israeli Style
They're colorful. They're intense. They're like a carnival. They're democratic.
You've seen it in the stores. Now you can make it at home.Kufta Kebab
Grilled lamb skewers with deep roots in the Middle East.Jerusalem: A Cookbook
This new cookbook features new takes on Jewish and Arab Middle Eastern classics.Borekas
A crunchy Israeli classic.Israeli Halvah
The most ancient of desserts.
Filmmakers find a uniquely Israeli voice.Israeli Art and Judaica
Check out our online store full of art and Judaica straight from Israel.Israeli Television
A history of a nation through the small screen.Ethiopian-Israeli Pop Music
Ethiopian-inspired music has hit the big time in Israel.Israeli Sports
Moving into the international arena.