Moshe Kahlon Makes a Splash

Does Netanyahu need to look over his shoulder?

Israel’s First Female Supreme Court Justice Dies

Miriam Ben-Porat, also Israel’s first-ever female comptroller, was 94.

Yitzhak Shamir’s Do-Nothing Legacy

The late prime minister’s fatal flaw was reluctance to act

Sundown: The Everything Bagel

Plus Oren on Israel’s image, the Israeliness of Nakba Day, and more

The Most Anti-Israel President

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.

Shaul Mofaz, New Head of Israel’s Largest Party

And why Likud leader, Netanyahu, is likely to see gains in next elections

Settled

Ariel Sharon planned Israel’s settlements as bulwarks for defending the state and preserving Jerusalem, as his youngest son recalls in a new biography

Daybreak: Grapel Still Jailed

Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news

Breaking Free

Let’s call this a party

Uncloaked

Meir Dagan, recently retired as chief of the Mossad, wanted to reestablish the agency as a powerful deterrent to Israel’s enemies. With a string of daring operations, he succeeded.

Israel Disney

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.

Sundown: Obama’s Error

Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more

Sundown: Rocket Hits Ashkelon

Plus Staten Island Jew-listing, and more

Visiting Privileges

As Netanyahu arrives in Washington a final Israeli-Palestinian agreement couldn’t be further away

The Bridge

Former Congressman Robert Wexler wants to make Mideast peace, but he doesn’t want to be ambassador to Israel

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