The Narrows

Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.

Mob Tactics

Egypt captured Israeli-American Ilan Grapel to generate popular support among the volatile anti-Western middle class at home

Is Israel an Appropriate Political Issue?

Brouhaha over ADL pledge sets stage for heated election year

Looming Threat

By refusing to directly confront Iran’s provocations, the United States has become the Islamic Republic’s key ally in its march toward a nuclear bomb

Daybreak: Unesco Bid Advances Palestinians

Plus China, Russia slammed for vetoes, and more in the news

State of the Union

After Barack Obama’s rejection of the Palestinian U.N. statehood move last week, Israeli envoy Michael Oren sees the U.S.-Israel relationship as strong

Sundown: East J’lem Building Draws Ire

Plus Koch on Perry, the TriBeCa SuKaAh, and more

Off-Axis

David Frum was once GOP royalty. But as his party has moved rightward, the former Bush speechwriter sounds more and more like a Democrat.

Netanyahu Plays Nice With Obama

Call it a thank-you wave

Sundown: Quartet Lays Out Roadmap

Plus Iranian bagels, the Irvine 11, Clinton vs. Bibi, and more

In Rare Move, AJC Reprimands Anti-Obama Ad

Emergency Committee for Israel spot ran this week; too close to the U.N.?

Daybreak: Obama Agonistes

Plus Park51 opens, and more in the news

Daybreak: Congress ♥ Bibi

Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, and more in the news

The Real Amy Winehouse

Plus, Perry’s Jewish problem, Pollard’s secret, and more

Maybe Israel Won’t Matter in the Election

Charlie Cook weighs in with a counter-theory

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