1. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most compelling images, Indian women dance, Syrian families flee, and more


  2. The week’s best editorial cartoons

    Artists take on the Israel-Hamas cease-fire, Burger King’s Canadian defection, and more


  3. How a Palestinian turned airstrikes into art

    A young artist chooses to see hope amid the ongoing crisis between Gaza and Israel


  4. There’s going to have to come a time where Israel feels threatened enough where it has no other choice but to defy international warnings — because this is life or death.

    Yochanan Gordon, in a post titled “When Genocide is Permissible” on The Times of Israel's website

    The post was promptly removed for “violating The Times of Israel's editorial guidelines”



  6. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most moving images, a boy takes an impromptu rest, protesters rally for peace in Gaza, and more


  7. The week’s best editorial cartoons

    Artists take on the fighting between Israel and Gaza, unrest at the border, and more



  9. Israel commemorates its Memorial Day

    The country came to a nationwide standstill at 11:00 a.m. 


  10. Watching not one, not two, but three Bar Refaelis simulate sex with a puppet is apparently too hot for Israeli daytime television.

  11. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hastily dispatched to the Mideast on Nov. 20 to help end a week of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants. While a potential cease-fire is in the works, many people continue to report via Twitter that explosions are ongoing.

    10 incredibly moving images from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    (Source: theweek.com)


  12. An Israeli missile from the Iron Dome defense system is launched to intercept incoming rocket fire from Gaza on Nov. 17 in Tel Aviv. Photo: Uriel Sanai/Getty Images

    "The significance of rockets fired on Tel Aviv and Jerusalem should not be underestimated," says Amir Oren with Israel’s Haaretz. "The imaginary barrier has been breached, and in a war of attrition, psychology is considered very important, especially in a population hovering between hope and despair." 


    (Source: theweek.com)


  13. The Israeli military has launched a major assault on Gaza. And they’re live-tweeting it.