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Neighborhood Bully

Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back

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Parsing an Israeli McDonald’s Ad (and Burger)

President Obama and the Big America Burger

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Sundown: ‘We Will Keep Going’

President addresses Boston memorial, anti-Semites push conspiracy theories

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Daybreak: Obama Failing on Iran, Israel, Guns

But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question

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Behind Obama’s Turkey Win

How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along

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A Very Israeli Take on Obama’s Speech

Ori Rosen, an Israeli student, writes in to weigh in

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Full Video of the Obama Jerusalem Speech

Plus a surprising video from the ADL

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Daybreak: Obama Exits Stage East

Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai

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Sundown: Israel Toasts President Obama

Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally

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What Hasn’t Obama Said to the Israelis Yet?

We’ll know in a few minutes

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Daybreak: Gaza Rockets Fired, One Hits Sderot

Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks

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Bibi: ‘Fully Committed’ to Two-State Solution

And other highlights from Bibi-Obama Press Conference

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Breaking: President Obama to Make Aliyah

Nefesh b’Nefesh stages its biggest coup yet

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Imagining the Obama-Bibi Gabfest

Three subjects—Iran, the Palestinians, and Syria—will surely be the subject of tonight’s dinner in Jerusalem

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Sundown: Rallies for Pollard Release Continue

Meanwhile, some pushback on Pollard as well

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The Israeli Embassy’s Insane Obama Trip Video

It may or may not include the theme to  the ‘Golden Girls’

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America’s Anti-Gun Theocrats

Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.

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Sundown: The Conclave Picks a New Pope

Plus is the new pope good for the Jews?

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Obama to Break Bread with Black Miss Israel

Dinner with Ethiopian-born Yityish Aynaw on president’s Israel itinerary

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New Pope Pick May Impact Obama Trip to Israel

Should an American be picked, expect a shortened trip

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Daybreak: Obama Sets Goals for Israel Trip

Plus taking another look at FDR and the Jews

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Ahead of Obama Trip, Pollard Plea Grows

Former U.S. official join large petition signatories

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Joe Biden Is Obama’s Iron Dome

Veep aims to inoculate from criticism on Israel

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Obama and Bibi Skip the Party

With the president and the prime minister otherwise occupied, will this year’s AIPAC confab bring any results?

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Sundown: After Rocky Path, Hagel Is Confirmed

Plus breaking down who got their Hagel predictions wrong

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Senate Votes to End Debate on Chuck Hagel

Next up: the long-awaited vote

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Sundown: U.S. Strike on Iran Possible in June

Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance

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Sundown: Obama Aims To Delay Sequester

Plus David Axelrod gets a new gig

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Daybreak: U.S. to Arm Syrian Rebels?

Plus Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement

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Today in Testy Senate Confirmation Hearings

Jack Lew, Obama’s nominee for Treasury Secretary, faces tough questions