And why it still matters
The break in negotiations with Ramallah means Netanyahu can focus on the other permanent threat: Iran
Israelis usually win the International Bible Contest. But one year, two young Americans defied the odds in a televised showdown.
U.S. deadline for Israeli and Palestinian leadership to reach agreement passes
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
And none embodied the biblical worldview more, or had more political agility, than Menachem Begin, who has no real heirs
Imagining this month’s meeting among Netanyahu, Kerry, and Obama
Disengagement from a region whose power structures are predicated on American management is a recipe for disaster
Elite unit fighter helped shape ethos of Israel’s army in its early years
Gives press conference in front of Navy-intercepted rockets bound for Gaza
The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Slams advocates of Israel boycott as ‘bigots’ and ‘gullible fellow travelers’
The two leaders had a brief, tense meeting today in Washington, DC
Bibi objected when Kerry warned about the costs of failing to make a peace deal, but business leaders hope he’ll listen
Guess who’s back to save the popular app?
Jerusalem is a holy city for three major religions, so why should any earthly power claim sovereignty there?
Will discuss Iran nuclear program and Mideast peace process with Obama
It could create a viable Palestinian state. But will the parties go for it?
Netanyahu’s ex-national security adviser says Abbas has a choice between Israeli troops on the Jordan River—or no state at all
Labor’s new leader wants to mend ties with Washington, and he’s looking at Obama and de Blasio for inspiration
Israel, meanwhile, seeks a gradual withdrawal in the 10-50 year range
The prime minister’s son’s love life is of no theological-historical significance
As part of World Economic Forum-supported peace initiative
The short answer is “no.” The long answer is also “no.”
A letter to the president of the Palestinian Authority about peace, love, and self-determination
A Hebrew copy of the New Testament, among other things
While Netanyahu slams Abbas’ celebration of released prisoners as heroes
Weighing the cost of peace against the spoils of peace
The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead