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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

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‘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.

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Another Round of Failed Peace Talks

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

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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

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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

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Good Cop, Bad Cop: Israel Diplomacy Edition

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

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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

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Celebrated IDF Soldier Meir Har-Zion Dies at 80

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

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Back in Israel, Netanyahu Stays Serious on Iran

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

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Netanyahu Gives Tour of Israel Tonight on PBS

The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land

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Israeli Navy Intercepts Rockets Heading to Gaza

Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza

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Upbeat Bibi Pitches Peace to AIPAC

Slams advocates of Israel boycott as ‘bigots’ and ‘gullible fellow travelers’

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Obama: Ball in Bibi’s Court on Peace Process

The two leaders had a brief, tense meeting today in Washington, DC

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Israeli Businesses, Fearing Pinch of Boycotts and Sanctions, Push Netanyahu on Peace

Bibi objected when Kerry warned about the costs of failing to make a peace deal, but business leaders hope he’ll listen

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All Hail Flappy BiBird

Guess who’s back to save the popular app?

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If Kerry Wants To Make Peace in the Middle East, He Should Just Put God In Charge

Jerusalem is a holy city for three major religions, so why should any earthly power claim sovereignty there?

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Netanyahu to Visit White House in March

Will discuss Iran nuclear program and Mideast peace process with Obama

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Why Not Let the Settlers Stay in Palestine?

It could create a viable Palestinian state. But will the parties go for it?

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Q&A With Yaakov Amidror, Former Head of the Israeli National Security Council

Netanyahu’s ex-national security adviser says Abbas has a choice between Israeli troops on the Jordan River—or no state at all

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Meet Isaac Herzog, the Israeli Politician Who Speaks English With a Democratic Accent

Labor’s new leader wants to mend ties with Washington, and he’s looking at Obama and de Blasio for inspiration

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Abbas Demands Three-Year Limit on Israeli Presence in West Bank After Agreement

Israel, meanwhile, seeks a gradual withdrawal in the 10-50 year range

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Leave Yair Netanyahu Alone!

The prime minister’s son’s love life is of no theological-historical significance

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Israeli Economic Leaders Fearful of Potential Boycotts Head to Davos

As part of World Economic Forum-supported peace initiative

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Did Netanyahu Invent the Demand that Israel Be Recognized as a Jewish State?

The short answer is “no.” The long answer is also “no.”

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Dear Mahmoud Abbas: Why Not Recognize Israel as a Jewish State?

A letter to the president of the Palestinian Authority about peace, love, and self-determination

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What’s on Bibi’s Bookshelf?

A Hebrew copy of the New Testament, among other things

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Kerry Says Peace Still Possible

While Netanyahu slams Abbas’ celebration of released prisoners as heroes

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Jonathan Pollard and the Palestinian Prisoner Release

Weighing the cost of peace against the spoils of peace

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In 2013, America Swapped Its Sledgehammer for a Scalpel. Here’s Who Won and Lost.

The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead

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