Terror and the Surveillance State on Film

Zero Dark Thirty and the Israeli documentary The Gatekeepers are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.

Daybreak: Obama to Host Bibi-Abbas Meeting?

Plus Haifa airport evacuated, third Iron Dome battery moves north

Eisenhower’s New Fans

Barack Obama and Chuck Hagel look to the 34th president as a foreign-affairs model. But is it a willful misreading?

Sundown: Immigration Takes Center Stage

Plus Bibi cartoonist apologies…for his bad timing

Senate Committee Okays John Kerry for State

Next up: a vote to confirm him (or not)

Who Was the First Leader to Congratulate Bibi?

I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t Chavez

Draft Josh Malina!

The West Wing actor is the perfect candidate for the job of White House liaison to the Jewish community

Life of the Party

The host of Obama’s second inaugural party, Sen. Charles Schumer, is America’s lovable Jewish Uncle Leo

Inaugural Parade’s Jewish Voice

Charlie Brotman, who has narrated every parade since Eisenhower in 1957, says he won’t retire until 120

Daybreak: Algerian Raid Kills 35 Hostages

Plus some results from the survey of New York’s Jewish population

Daybreak: NY Senate Approves Gun Control

Plus impressive contents of the Afghan Geniza are revealed

Daybreak: Iran Sets Up Spy Posts in Syria

Plus Colin Powell backs Hagel for Defense Secretary

Sundown: Terrorists Ambush Egyptian Pipeline

Plus U.S. to speed up withdrawal from Afghanistan?

Treasury’s First Orthodox Chief

Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history

Sundown: Hagel Backs All Options on Iran

Plus Jack Lew to be named Treasury Secretary tomorrow

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