Sectarian strife, remilitarized Sinai point to uncertain future
Egyptian-Israeli relations reached a low point this weekend. But Egypt’s military, secure in its power, has no interest in undermining the 1979 peace treaty.
Has Netanyahu prepared his country for this trying moment?
A newly empowered citizenry looks northward
Recent tensions only reveal fundamental shared interests. Hopefully.
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
A brouhaha with Egypt, and rockets from Gaza
Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
By establishing a Jewish majority in Palestine, Israel distinguished itself from other Middle East minority groups, which suffer physical fear and intellectual confusion, even if they hold power
As the oil-poor Arab states of Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen face food and fuel shortages in the aftermath of upheaval there, Israel stands to emerge with an even stronger position in the region
The Egyptian protests that overthrew Hosni Mubarak failed to change the underlying realities of military domination, entrenched anti-Semitism, and limited foreign policy options
Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress this week, filled with falsehoods and untruths, defies the spirit of this week’s parasha, which urges us to be diligent with numbers and facts
The Arab Spring is liberating a generation from repressive political institutions, but the intellectual legacies of the regimes they are helping topple may be tougher to shake
Chris Hondros, of Getty Images, was killed in Libya yesterday
Violent crackdown highlights D.C.’s strange stance on Damascus
Signs point to MB popularity but also to rise of secularism
Faced with upheaval across the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called elections for September. But it’s unclear who might run to succeed him, if the aging leader really does step down.
Also the lyrics to ‘I Hate Israel and I Love Amr Moussa’
How Egyptian regime change will squeeze Israeli energy
Nationalism plays a vital role in Egyptian life, and its influence—despite Arab nationalism’s frequent association with dictatorial regimes—could be a key bulwark against religious extremism there
Plus the ketubah is in, Birthright sex, and more
Can martial law lead to the ballot box?
Plus P.A. upheaval, Iran redux?, and more in the news
Plus the region-shaking, U.S. politicking, Moussa, and more
Plus the White House scrambles, and more in the news
Plus the Jewish fallen, the stymied Schalit deal, and more
Meet the new boss … same as the old boss?
Plus Israeli optimism, American incoherence, and more in the news
And, says scholar, why Israel can handle a democratic Egypt