Obama Thinks Iran Can Rescue American Interests in the Middle East: He’s Wrong

The United States sees an ally in a regime that is too predatory—and too weak—to be a reliable foreign-policy partner

Search Continues For Missing Israeli Teens

Israeli forces arrest more than 200 Palestinians in crackdown on Hamas

Netanyahu Blames Hamas for Kidnapping

As Israeli forces carry out massive West Bank search for three missing teens

Will Bibi’s Chinese Choo-Choo Train Save Israel and Transform the Middle East?

A bold new freight railway bypassing the Suez Canal may annoy Egypt and the United States, but that’s not the goal

Q&A: Gen. Uzi Dayan

Israel’s lead security negotiator talks about the end of Oslo and the future of annexation

The Netanyahu/Pope Francis Spat Over Jesus That Wasn’t

And why it still matters

The White House Says the Peace Process Is Never Over—But Neither Is the Conflict

The break in negotiations with Ramallah means Netanyahu can focus on the other permanent threat: Iran

‘Jeopardy’ for Jews: Who Wants To Be the World’s Next Top Torah Scholar?

Israelis usually win the International Bible Contest. But one year, two young Americans defied the odds in a televised showdown.

Another Round of Failed Peace Talks

U.S. deadline for Israeli and Palestinian leadership to reach agreement passes

The Palestinians Are To Blame for the Failed Peace Talks—But Not for the Reason You Think

Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry

Today’s Israeli Leaders Lack the Very Qualities That Made Its Founders Great

And none embodied the biblical worldview more, or had more political agility, than Menachem Begin, who has no real heirs

Good Cop, Bad Cop: Israel Diplomacy Edition

Imagining this month’s meeting among Netanyahu, Kerry, and Obama

For Gulf Allies, Obama’s Turn Away From the Region Looks Like a Gift to Tehran

Disengagement from a region whose power structures are predicated on American management is a recipe for disaster

Celebrated IDF Soldier Meir Har-Zion Dies at 80

Elite unit fighter helped shape ethos of Israel’s army in its early years

Back in Israel, Netanyahu Stays Serious on Iran

Gives press conference in front of Navy-intercepted rockets bound for Gaza

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