Header

India’s New Crush on Israel

How did Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s July visit with Benjamin Netanyahu fit into the last quarter-century of Indo-Israeli relations?

Header

Peace With the Palestinians Was a Bust. Here’s What Israel Should Do Next.

‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’

Header

Was Iran Behind the Recent Violence on the Temple Mount?

The latest campaign against Israel has all the hallmarks of an Islamic Republic operation

Header

How to Start a Holy War

Hint: it involves blaming the Jews

Header

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame Visits Israel

Despite his growingly authoritarian regime back home, Israel’s staunch African ally is warmly received in Jerusalem

Header

India and Israel, Great Again

“Both our nations are complex. Like yogic asanas grounding down and pulling up at the same time, they face many challenges.”

Header

Trump and Bibi Have Their Cake and Eat It Too

A chef made a chess-themed dessert for the American and Israeli leaders. Metaphors abound.

Header

Trump’s Middle East Trip Was a Big, Surprising Success—and the Iranian Regime is Nervous

How the president’s photo-op diplomacy plays in Riyadh, Tehran, Beirut, Jerusalem, and back home in Trumpland

Header

Aggressive Surge in Israeli Settlement Activity Under Netanyahu Imperils Trump Peace Push (Not)

Because there is no aggressive surge—in fact settlements have not grown in years

Header

Bibi Should Tell Trump to Go Take a Selfie

When the American president visits the Western Wall next week as part of his Abrahamic monotheism heritage tour, he’ll be using the Jewish state as a prop—in a fantasy of Middle East peace, starring himself.

Header

Making Sense of the U.S.-Russia-Israel News

Intelligence leaks in Washington; Israel as a source of top-level U.S. intel; and Trump’s visit to the Western Wall, which the president’s aide reportedly said is ‘part of the West Bank’

Header

Fighting the ‘Patriarchal Deal’ Between the State of Israel and the Bedouin

Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: How one woman in the Negev stands up against polygamy, abuse, and ignorance

Header

Mahmoud Abbas Is History’s Most Stubborn Real Estate Holdout

And Donald Trump knows ‘The Art of the Deal.’ Who will blink first?

Header

Fifty Years of Occupation

Can anything change the status quo in the territorial dispute between Israelis and Palestinians?

Header

Did the Obama Administration’s Abuse of Foreign-Intelligence Collection Start Before Trump?

One clue: The Russia story is a replay of how the former White House smeared pro-Israel activists in the lead-up to the Iran Deal

Header

The Settlers Movie

Shimon Dotan’s ‘strongly articulated’ political documentary focuses on the fanatics on the front lines of the battle over the land of Israel

Header

What’s Mine Is Mine

Bibi and the case of ‘misplaced’ American Jewish fear

Header

Experts Have Been Proposing Alternatives to the Two-State Solution for Years. Will Trump Consider Them?

From condominialism to a confederation, hybrid alternatives to the one-state and two-state paradigms have been picking up steam

Header

Rivlin Calls Mexico’s Peña Nieto, Apologizes for Bibi’s Border Wall Tweet

It’s Twitter diplomacy at its finest, between Israel and Mexico

Header

Shall We Wake the Prime Minister, Habibi?

American politicians love to talk about ‘3 a.m. phone calls,’ but Israeli leaders actually receive them

Header

Israeli Police Reportedly Have Recordings of Netanyahu Negotiating a Bribe With a Media Mogul

A House of Cards-like scandal is rocking Israel and Netanyahu. Previous ones have failed to take him down. Could this one be different?

Header

No One Is Afraid of AIPAC

The flagship pro-Israel lobbying organization failed to stop Obama’s Iran Deal. It may lose even more influence under Trump.

Header

Turkey and Israel Trust Each Other Again, Maybe

As in the late 1950s, common enemies may make strange bedfellows, or even friends, of Erdogan and Netanyahu

Header

Will Trump and Netanyahu Make the America-Israel Relationship Great Again?

PEOTUS is stacking his cabinet with friends of the Jewish State, but the geopolitical realities of Iran, Russia, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and ISIS may complicate his Middle East policy, whatever it turns out to be

Header

Golden Bibi Effigy Pops Up in Rabin Square, Only To Be Torn Down

An Israeli guerrilla artist wowed Tel Avivians by erecting a golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, leading Israel’s left and right into public disagreement

Header

Why Bibi Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

Unless we change the award’s silly criteria, there’s a good case to be made for the Israeli prime minister’s significant contribution to regional stability

Header

Shimon Peres Laid to Rest in Jerusalem

Foreign leaders—and the entire state of Israel—mourned the loss of one of the great leaders of the 20th century

Header

‘Bibi Understands How the World Works Better Than Obama Does’

Must-read: Walter Russell Mead on ‘the practicing realist’ Vs. the ‘aspiring realist’

Header

Saint Nick’s Math Problem

New York Times foreign affairs columnist Nicholas D. Kristof doesn’t understand how foreign aid works

Header

A Palestinian State Free of Jews?

A legal view into Netanyahu’s ‘ethnic cleansing’ speech

Load More...