Anthony Weiner Resigns

Once-rising Jewish political star is headed for the wilderness

In Plain Sight

The recent arrest of Pakistani nationals in the aftermath of Bin Laden’s death reveals that the operation was the result of internal Middle East politics—and no coup for U.S. spycraft

Daybreak: Unity Blues

Plus Obama ditches Weiner, and more in the news

Spring Break

As the oil-poor Arab states of Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen face food and fuel shortages in the aftermath of upheaval there, Israel stands to emerge with an even stronger position in the region

Palestinians Reconsider U.N. Statehood Push

Change represents victory for Israel and, even more, Obama

Sundown: Obama, Merkel Nix U.N. Route

Plus, West Bank mosque arson, anti-anti-circumcision victory, and more

Did Obama Sway Europe to Israel’s Side?

Palestinians, seemingly turned off by U.N. vote, tentatively agree to peace talks

It Happened On Their Birthdates

Jewish history, the day you were born

GOP Israel Group Casts Obama as Out-of-Step

Emergency Committee for Israel cites bipartisan support, contrasts with president

Opposition

In a pair of influential speeches to the Arab world, Obama has presented incompatibly multiculturalist and universalist positions. To lead in the Middle East, he must choose one.

Koch Test

The former New York City mayor is starting to turn against Barack Obama. And when hizzoner goes for the Republican in a presidential contest, it’s always been bad news for his fellow Democrats.

Sundown: Palestine Can Be Vetoed

Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more

White House Sends Ross to Tend Jewish Garden

Top aide holds conference call with Jewish papers

Will Israel-Based GOP Attacks Get Through?

Speech, designed to help Israel with Europe, could hurt Obama at home

National Pride

This Week in Israel: Obama and Netanyahu spar, a conglomerate is slapped for sales to Iran, the IDF changes uniforms, an Israeli wins at Cannes, and more

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