Why a ‘political earthquake’ may be in store for Benjamin Netanyahu—and how his former Defense Minister could trigger it
Elite unit fighter helped shape ethos of Israel’s army in its early years
Gillian Laub remembers her portrait sessions with the late prime minister
Israelis of all ages pay their final respects to the late prime minister
Netanyahu’s former ambassador to the U.S. moves to his left
As defense minister, he presided over disaster in Beirut, and as prime minister, over disengagement, not peacemaking
A stalwart of the right, Sharon was a pragmatist whose mission was to teach Jews how to survive in the Middle East
Talking to the former Prime Minister’s longtime advisor, Raanan Gissin
The former Israeli Prime Minister had been comatose since 2006 stroke
One of Israel’s legendary military commanders and most influential politicians leaves a legacy that was nearly great
Plus a rabbi’s take on Inside Llewyn Davis, and more in the news
With Kerry arriving, Ariel Sharon’s last major political act looms large
The former Israeli prime minister is in organ failure, doctors say
Israeli lawmakers push for access to the holy site
A look at the today’s big days, including a special one
How did Menachem Begin’s Cabinet handle the truth about the Sabra and Shatila massacre? Here are the transcripts.
Does Netanyahu need to look over his shoulder?
Miriam Ben-Porat, also Israel’s first-ever female comptroller, was 94.
The late prime minister’s fatal flaw was reluctance to act
Plus Oren on Israel’s image, the Israeliness of Nakba Day, and more
Obama has bullied the Jewish state more than any president in history, according to op-ed pages and partisans. They said the same about Reagan.
And why Likud leader, Netanyahu, is likely to see gains in next elections
Ariel Sharon planned Israel’s settlements as bulwarks for defending the state and preserving Jerusalem, as his youngest son recalls in a new biography
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
Let’s call this a party
Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan, who died on March 17, 2016 at 71, wanted to reestablish the agency as a powerful deterrent to Israel’s enemies. With a string of daring operations, he succeeded.
The Walt Disney Company and an Israeli movie-theater chain announced plans last week to build a Disney theme park in Haifa. An artist imagines what it will look like.
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
Plus Staten Island Jew-listing, and more
As Netanyahu arrives in Washington a final Israeli-Palestinian agreement couldn’t be further away