Ariel Sharon: 1928-2014

One of Israel’s legendary military commanders and most influential politicians leaves a legacy that was nearly great

Is The New Unity Government Bold or Craven?

It could be 1967; more ominously, it could be 1984

1967 All Over Again?

Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War

Bibi’s Political Forefather?

When Andrew Sullivan and Roger Cohen link the prime minister’s policies to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, they’re getting the early Zionist leader all wrong

Beinart’s Blog Perches On the Left

Zion Square will prominently include a one-state voice

Beinart Launches Daily Beast Blog

‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast

Benny Morris on Palestinian Peoplehood

Israeli historian weighs in on Newt Gingrich’s ‘invented’ remark

Sundown: Today I Am a Punching Bag

Plus, the ‘Jewish Indiana Jones,’ Benny Morris on Egypt, and more

No Haven

When Yale shuttered its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism last month, critics saw anti-Israel political correctness. But the project may simply have been a casualty of the university’s global ambitions.

Foundation Myths

Stifling debate on the Nakba—the Arabic word for catastrophe and how Palestinians refer to Israel’s founding—prevents a free and open discussion of the historical record

The Growth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem

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Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

The Other Israel, in Film

Movies explore the problems of peace

Founding Document

A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration

Peres Sparks Diplomatic Incident

Charged English anti-Semitism in Tablet Magazine; now denies it

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