Daybreak: Out-of-Town Previews

What Obama and Bibi will say (and what Abbas will be thinking), and more in the news

Nakba Day 2011 –> Third Intifada?

Quote of the Day

Games

This week in Israel: Shalit’s family stages a different kind of protest, Mossad speculates on war with Iran, and Maccabi fans get stranded at the airport

Israeli Officials Still Fear Arrest in Britain

As Cameron puts screws to Bibi, risk of war-crimes charges remains

Pact or Fiction

The recent rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas may be a blessing. It exposes the fatal flaw at the heart of the peace process: the West’s fantasy of Palestinian moderation.

Take a Trip to Israel With Glenn Beck

An imagined photo-diary

Sweetening the Deal

Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well

Deals

This week in Israel: Bin Laden makes waves, Hamas and Fatah sign a deal, a former president prepares for prison, and El Al’s first female captain takes off

Republic of Letters

This week’s parasha argues that to become a great leader one must see beyond earthly concerns. It’s a lesson Israel’s current leadership could stand to revisit.

How Long Will This Marriage Last?

The myriad problems with and underlying logic for reconciliation

Diplomats’ Report: Deal Could Prove Useful

Foreign ministry suggests Israel work jiu-jitsu on reconciliation

News of a Kidnapping

Israelis are clamoring for the release of Gilad Shalit, the IDF soldier abducted nearly five years ago, but is the prisoner swap demanded by his Hamas captors too high a price to pay?

Hamas Mourns OBL, Throwing Deal Into Doubt

This is the new peace partner?

On Reconciliation, ‘The Devil Is in the Details’

ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine

Brokers

This week in Israel: Fatah and Hamas come to an agreement, Palestinian police kill an Israeli worshiper in the West Bank, and the royal wedding raises flags in Modi’in

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