Hillary Clinton told Arab leaders to clean house last week, encouraging an age of accountability. But until the Arab world has democratic institutions and an engaged populace, her words may be meaningless.
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
Worm, tested on Israeli centrifuges, is responsible for Iranian havoc
Plus Israel picks a side on Sudan, and more
Cutting through the last week’s thicket of rhetoric
Plus R.I.P. Debbie Friedman, Clinton on Iran, and more in the news
Plus hot Jewish Ivy League frat-boys, and more
A one-of-a-kind character, yet consummately of his times
What happens after the step backward from direct peace talks
Plus Madoff suicide, Iran concerns, and more in the news
Plus Assange accuser in the West Bank, and more
Why the carrots are really sticks
Plus Hezbollah resists U.N. tribunal, and more in the news
But not in the go-through-the-U.N. way
Plus a murky West Bank killing, and more in the news
Plus Sinai a hotspot, and more in the news
World Without Nazism is a Kremlin-flavored Anti-Defamation League for the post-Soviet realm—but is it good for Jews?
Plus the kosher donkey, and more
Plus U.S. tries to open Syrian front, and more in the news
Plus which side will fold first, and more in the news
Hope springs eternal, but could it be for real this time?
Even as Hamas tries to sabotage talks
What they’ll talk about when they talk about peace
Yale rabbi co-officiates Chelsea Clinton’s nuptials
Chelsea Clinton’s wedding and a lesson in Yiddish
William Daroff’s excellent adventure
Obamas, Streisand expected upstate at month’s end
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Bashar al-Assad has maintained his country’s key position in Mideast politics by drawing out the peace process and turning it into warfare by other means
Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah wants war. His public wants war. But to get the war that he wants, he has to wait.