Damascus Gate

Who told honcho Malcolm Hoenlein to go to Syria?

Texas Tea

Joe Straus, the Republican speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, has been targeted by the Tea Party. The anti-Semitic attacks against him suggest not all politics is local.

Bibi to Formally Ask for Pollard’s Freedom

Without haggling, convicted spy could gain freedom

Ebb and Flow

Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.

General Illusions

Two former high-ranking Israeli officers come to Washington on a misguided mission to promote peace

Personal Revolution

Iranian, American, Jewish: Reflections on a complicated life

Deadly Fictions

The classified diplomatic cables published by Wikileaks are the Pentagon Papers of the pro-Israel right

Twilight

The end of the Cold War, argues French writer Marc Weitzmann, was more significant to U.S. foreign policy than the attacks of Sept. 11

Obama Impotent in the Mideast

Hugely unpopular, he has little to offer, and everyone knows it

The Threat Behind the Freeze Deal

Why the carrots are really sticks

For Lack of a Better Option

Why the U.S. cut the freeze-extension deal

Time Warp: On Right-Wing Rejections of Science

Recent right-wing rejections of Einstein’s theory of relativity echo Nazi dismissals of what they called ‘Jewish Physics’

Settlement Kerfuffle Follows the Script

Building announcement leads to U.S.-Israeli friction

Sundown: Obama Condemns Settlements

Plus Weisz and Aronofsky call it quits, and more

Does Bloomberg Think Obama Is ‘Arrogant’?

More important, should we care?

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