In the Past

Israel’s mistake is trying to resolve new political problems with outdated military solutions

Israel Bites the Bait

Assessing the fallout from yesterday’s raid on the ‘Freedom Flotilla’

Not So Fast

Geoffrey Wawro’s Quicksand misses an opportunity to make an isolationist critique of U.S. Middle East policy

Wrong Numbers

Peter Beinart’s argument about Israel and liberal American Jews is built on misread data

Ten Years After

A decade after the IDF left Lebanon, lessons for the U.S. from that withdrawal

Jordan Rules

Amman’s ambassador to Washington talks about the possibilities for Middle East peace

Mistaken Identity?

When I lived upstairs from the Jewish Defense Organization, Hitler was a presence on the Lower East Side

No Debate

Paul Berman challenges liberal intellectuals to take a stand against Tariq Ramadan

Fundamentals

Muslim intellectual Tariq Ramadan, Somali refugee Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and Paul Berman’s new ‘Flight of the Intellectuals’

Binding Ties

A new book probes Israel’s murky relationship with apartheid South Africa

Good Samaritans

Israel’s smallest religious minority offers Jews a glimpse of what might have been

Pol Position

How the heir to an Orthodox rabbinical dynasty landed in Pennsylvania’s Senate race

O Jerusalem

Does Israel’s capital—with its large, activist, and growing ultra-Orthodox population—fairly represent Israel?

Connected

There’s linkage, too, between U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and Faisal Shahzad’s bombing attempt in Times Square

Top Ten

A crossword puzzle for the month of Sivan

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