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In the new Alibis, a revealing collection of essays, André Aciman finds in his exiled Egyptian life a quintessential diasporic Jewish identity

Sundown: Tycoonim From a Distant Shore

Plus Britain bans vigilante war-crimes prosecutions, and more

Smoke Signals

U.S. abandonment of the old Middle East order has led to provocations against Israel, which are likely to intensify after the Palestinian statehood vote

13 Hours in Cairo

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Levanon Speaks

In his first U.S. interview, Yitzhak Levanon, Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, recalls the 13-hour riot that led to the evacuation of his embassy

Daybreak: P.A., U.S. in Talks Over U.N.

Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, and more in the news

Europe Eases Into Spotlight Ahead of U.N. Vote

Peace process breakdown weakens the U.S.

Embassy Clash Is One More Crisis for Israel

Has Netanyahu prepared his country for this trying moment?

Mother’s Helper

Lucette Lagnado’s first memoir was dominated by her colorful father. In The Arrogant Years, she plumbs the heartbreaking life of her mother.

The Turkish Rivalry Heats Up

Does this mean Israel should apologize?

Daybreak: A Line That Says ‘Go’

Plus Turkish tensions, occupied Sinai, and more in the news

Daybreak: 400k Israelis to the Streets

Plus Iran offers limited nuclear deal, Egypt shuts down tunnels, and more in the news

What Egyptian Democracy Means for Israel

A newly empowered citizenry looks northward

But How’d They Get Wolf Blitzer?

Press release of the day

Dead Israeli Pelican of Course Called a Spy

Mossad continues its top-secret ‘Operation Moo’

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