Israelis are clamoring for the release of Gilad Shalit, the IDF soldier abducted nearly five years ago, but is the prisoner swap demanded by his Hamas captors too high a price to pay?
Can they pick up where they left off?
Appropriate songs for his Tel Aviv gig
A think-tank fantasy depicts a real-life impasse
The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.
Grinning through each reversal, the ever-bumbling, deeply unpopular Ehud Barak maneuvers to remain a political force in Israel and its leading voice to the West
Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan, who died on March 17, 2016 at 71, wanted to reestablish the agency as a powerful deterrent to Israel’s enemies. With a string of daring operations, he succeeded.
Can you tell the difference between Keith and George?
David Grossman, Amos Oz, and A.B. Yehoshua have won international acclaim for being the intellectual leaders of Israel’s peace camp. It’s undeserved.
Plus Sinai a hotspot, and more in the news
After the World Cup, in Israel a relished distraction from daily life, the comedown is hard
Plus Drake’s on top, braised footwear, and more
Maybe American liberal Zionism simply isn’t worth saving
Plus prayer-on-prayer violence, the Iran question, and more in the news
Plus Russia takes foot off Iran’s gas, and more in the news
Iran’s nukes, not afraid of Tariq Ramadan, and more
Ehud Olmert, like the author’s son, believes in the feline defense: ‘I’m a cat, not a regular person, and the rules don’t apply to me’
Plus Iran test-launches and Germany donates to Auschwitz, and more in the news
Obama to confont Ahmadinejad, Olmert trial begins, and more in the news
As Obama sits down with Netanyahu and Abbas, a brief history of the trilateral summit
Plus Iranian uranium and two Gaza operations
One on trial, two others start jail terms
The indictment against Ehud Olmert alleges a byzantine system of fraud
Charged with fraud, breach of public trust
Olmert under fire, Arkansas pride, and more in the news
Rabid soccer fandom is Ehud Olmert’s guiding political principle. Now his game is over.