How Gaza Changes the Game

A ceasefire may be imminent, but the fallout is just beginning. What’s next for Iran, Egypt, and the U.S.

The ‘Kids’ Behind IDF’s Media

Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy

Organizing Life Around Hamas

In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.

Arab Upheaval Reaches Israel

The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders

Saudis’ Proxy War Against Iran

Ethnic minorities, backed by neighboring Arab countries, are ramping up assaults against the regime in Tehran

An Open Letter to Mori Rothman

I have a lot in common with the conscientious objector. So, why can’t I stomach his decision to avoid IDF service?

Israeli Left on Life Support

On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it

Real Housewives of the Mideast

This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas

An Arab Maverick in Israel

Bucking convention in his village, Yousef Juhja sent three sons to the IDF—and one paid the ultimate price

Will Jordan Be Next to Fall?

Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.

Obama vs. Romney in Arabic

For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.

Redesigning the Peace Process

Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.

Is Israel a Modern Sparta?

In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace

The Penitent of Jenin

Once Israel’s worst enemy, Zakaria Zubeidi forswore violence. He’s now starving in a Palestinian prison.

A Pretext to Murder in Libya

Don’t blame a YouTube movie for ‘inciting’ the mob that killed the U.S. ambassador. Blame the killers.

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