Theater of War

Israel beats its enemies on the battlefield, but it loses the more important fight, for PR supremacy, to savvier operators like Hezbollah

Messaging System

Iran maintains an information-warfare front—it’s called Hezbollah

Modern Warfare, Too

The Stuxnet attack on Iran is a new development in the evolution of cyberwarfare

Coded

Israel may or may not have been behind the Stuxnet ‘worm’ attack on Iran—and it doesn’t matter whether it was

Friends, Indeed

Former Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar takes sides—and chooses Israel

Wrong Move

The key to a lasting peace, argues Israeli Nobel Prize winner Robert Aumann, is not to insist on ‘peace now’

Undersold

Courtroom troubles and money woes plague Cairo’s last Jews

Premiership

A new book gives an insider’s assessment of four Israeli prime ministers—and Menachem Begin the voice he never had

Promises to Keep

Jonathan Schneer’s history of the Balfour Declaration frames a still-unfolding struggle

Lost in Translation

A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides

Last Resort

A scuttled development on Israel’s Palmahim beach marks a victory for environmental groups

Prolific

If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, the rest of the Middle East is likely to go nuclear

Standard-Bearer

A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies

One-State Illusion

On Israel’s left and right, calls for binationalism are gaining ground. But the idea is a betrayal of Zionism, and of Judaism.

Elevated

The Israel Museum’s impressive $100 million renovation awkwardly attempts to redefine the Jewish world

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