Plus West Bank statehood edifice collapsing, and more in the news
The latest round of Grad rockets from Gaza paralyzed much of southern Israel for days. It’s hard to imagine what Iranian Shihab missiles might do.
Not exactly, but Israeli politics are entering America
Charges have dogged American Jews since the 1868 election, as Jonathan Sarna explains in ‘When General Grant Expelled the Jews’
Weighing the evidence at the end of AIPAC week
If Israel decides to carry out a strike against Iran, the desert town of Dimona could be a likely target for retaliation. Are its residents worried?
Charming the crowd in his keynote speech at the AIPAC conference, Israeli prime minister conjures Auschwitz and Haman to make case against Iran
Senate Minority Leader criticizes Obama sans undue politicization
Sparring with Harman, accuses Obama of delegitimizing Israel
Speaking at AIPAC conference, president moves closer to Israeli position on Iran—but not all the way there—ahead of meeting with Netanyahu
President greeted warmly at AIPAC Conference
As conference begins, lobby seeks to move U.S. position closer to Israel’s
Should the U.S. attack now? Israel sure shouldn’t.
On Barak, the Palestinians, non-proliferation, and politics
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
On Iran, the parallels are inexact, but the lessons remain instructive
Plus Sarachek’s successor at Yeshiva U, and more
Rick Santorum gets much about America very wrong. But there’s one thing he understands that’s crucial to winning elections and governing effectively.
Former mayor receiving fewer complaints, responds to all letters
The Israeli leadership is at war with itself over Iran: In one corner, Bibi Netanyahu and Ehud Barak. In the other, former Mossad chief Meir Dagan.
Middle East expert Robert Kagan argues in a new book that American foreign policy has spawned a golden age of liberal democracy. He’s wrong.
There’s a study for that
Are Jews turning away from the Dems? Survey says: perhaps!
A smaller percentage of the GOP electorate was Jewish than in 2008
Ed Koch may not have caused a change in Obama’s Israel policy, but he’s forced the administration to shift its message to Democratic Jewish voters
But U.S. options against nuclear program are limited
Prominent publicist Torossian condemns Obama
On Andrew Adler’s idiocy, readers’ complicity, and Gawker’s irresponsibility
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?
Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic