Can the mayor hold on in the next elections and continue his drive to pull the ancient city into the 21st century?
Agents of Influence: With the nation divided, in turmoil, and lacking hope for peaceful prosperity, a Middle East neighbor has reason to fear
The notorious political assassination, still unsolved 80 years later, is instrumental in in keeping Israeli politics sane
The last time China and the Jewish state drew close, the United States drove them apart. Now there’s even more at stake.
Israeli battery-swapping venture burns through millions in capital without changing the world. What went wrong?
As Israel debates conscription for Haredi Jews, one rabbi may decide whether the community peacefully integrates
Al-Monitor, a D.C.-based website, publishes Washington bigwigs, Israeli columnists, and, worryingly, Hezbollah-aligned writers
For the past three months, the country’s foreign ministry, gutted of its powers by political agreements, has been in disarray
Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there
With Sec. John Kerry re-engaging in Middle East peace negotiations, the thorny issue of cash for refugees returns to the fore
Agents of Influence: Assad’s bloody grip on power in Syria shows how hard it is to dislodge a determined despot
In the village of Battir, green ideals and cultural heritage override detailed plans for Israel’s separation wall
Can David Stav, who is in line for the post, return it to the stature it held before his immediate predecessors?
Today’s upheaval in the Arab world has antecedents in past revolutions. So, why are the lessons lost on U.S. policymakers?