Author Archive

Mati Wagner

Mati Wagner

As the Israeli elections loomed in January, reporters and pundits, biased by their own ideas about Israel and Israelis, failed colossally. Reports and analyses in...

The short walk from home to school had become a gauntlet of fear for eight-year-old Naama Margolese, a cherub-faced second-grader at a modern Orthodox elementary school...

After an unimpressive filibuster by members of the centrist Kadima party and the left-wing Labor and Meretz parties on the evening of July 10, Israel’s parliament...

In 1999, Y immigrated to Israel from the Ukraine. The 19-year-old, whose father was Jewish but whose mother was not, chose to move to the...