Egypt Is on the Brink of Chaos. Here’s Why It Should Matter to Washington.

Three years after Mubarak’s fall, the country is toying with global irrelevance—except as a possible terror exporter

Jugglers, Acrobats, a Magnificent Temple—and Notably No Political Strife

In the Talmud, nostalgic, biblical, divine explanations override accurate secular history and chronology

How Menachem Begin Made Peace With Israel’s Greatest Enemy: Egypt

Carter thought he was a psycho, but the man the British called ‘Terrorist No. 1’ proved himself to be a canny negotiator

Egypt Arrests Two In Alleged Israeli Spy Plot

Two Egyptians charged with giving information to two Israeli Mossad agents

Closure of Israel’s Border With Egypt Seeds a New Domestic Industry: Homegrown Pot

Marijuana smokers lament a ‘drug drought,’ but now enterprising Israelis—including settlers—are stepping in to meet demand

Sharon’s Health Deteriorating; Egyptian Protestors Killed

Plus a rabbi’s take on Inside Llewyn Davis, and more in the news

Morsi to Face Trial; ‘Knockout’ Suspect Arrested

Plus what a war on Christmas would actually look like, and more in the news

The Muslim World’s Intellectual Refuseniks Offer Enlightened Views on Islam and Israel

Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers

In Cairo, a Political Choice Becomes a Test of Character for Egypt’s New Military Leader

Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run

Israelis Think U.S. Spies on Them; Egypt’s Jon Stewart Off the Air

Plus Claire Danes and Dustin Hoffman talk Homeland, and more in the news

Cairo Synagogue Ark Door on Display in NYC

Ancient relic from Ben Ezra Synagogue found in auction-house storeroom

On the 40th Anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, Israel’s Top Spymasters Face Off

Zvi Zamir and Eli Zeira reckon with history in Tel Aviv after four decades of feuding over the surprise attack

Iran Cyber Commander Killed; Harry Potter Grows Up

Plus Muslim Brotherhood likens Egypt’s army to Hitler, and more in the news

Report: Iran Funding Hamas Again

Broke Hamas is suddenly not so upset about what Assad is doing

Two IDF Soldiers Killed This Weekend

Plus Egypt bans the Muslim Brotherhood, and more in the news

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