Will Bibi’s Chinese Choo-Choo Train Save Israel and Transform the Middle East?

A bold new freight railway bypassing the Suez Canal may annoy Egypt and the United States, but that’s not the goal

Single Dad’s Hoop Dreams Come True in Tel Aviv

When the NBA passed on him, guard Tyrese Rice found a home in Israel—and led Maccabi Tel Aviv to its sixth Euroleague crown

Q&A: Gen. Uzi Dayan

Israel’s lead security negotiator talks about the end of Oslo and the future of annexation

PETA’s Gay Bunnies and the Holocaust on Your Plate

Another egregious campaign by the animal rights group, which once compared Shoah victims to pigs

Ellen Willis’ Radical Jewish Sex-Positive Rock ’n’ Roll Politics of the Future

A new collection of essays by the late, great cultural critic affirms her standing as an icon of liberation and pleasure

Soccer, Like Politics, Is About Corruption, Incompetence, and Obsessing With the Jews

Ravaged by allegations of widespread corruption, FIFA—world soccer’s controlling body—focuses on Israel

News Flash: American Taxpayers Now Paying the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists

What a unity government bringing together Hamas with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party means

Is It All Doom and Gloom for Jews in Europe? Student Leaders Say No.

Alongside the rise of xenophobic political parties and anti-Semitic incidents, there are signs of Jewish unity and revival

After the Brussels Shooting, Should Israel Revamp Its Policy of Targeted Killings?

Belgian inaction may breathe new life into the policy, begun in the 1970s, of bringing terrorists to justice regardless of their location

In Israel’s Earliest Days, the Place Its Leaders Felt Compelled To Visit Was Burma

A visit with Than Than Nu, whose father U Nu welcomed Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, and Moshe Sharett to Rangoon

In Iran Dealings, the Fantasy of a Grand Bargain Persists—but It’s Actually Just a Bad Deal

The Obama Administration’s plans to exit the region are a gift to the regime in Tehran, nuclear deal or no

Meet the French Philosopher’s Son Manning the Intellectual Barricades in Kiev

Raphael Glucksmann should be with his family in Paris, but he’s too busy defending the nascent liberal democracy in Ukraine

The IDF Is Among the Greatest Armies in the World. But Can It Fight Facebook?

A social media mutiny is sweeping Israeli soldiers, leaving their commanders clueless

When We Were Illegal Aliens: Jewish Immigration Under the Quota Laws

In a new book, Libby Garland unearths the smugglers, schemes, and pluck Jews relied on to reach the United States

Is Narendra Modi, India’s New Prime Minister, Israel’s New Best Friend?

Controversial in the U.S., the Hindu nationalist has cultivated a close relationship with the Jewish state—and says he wants to get closer

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