Mixed Marriage

The Israeli government wants to lure expats back home with provocative ads. For one American Jew and her Israeli-born husband, it’s a false promise.

Rules of Engagement

The president of Israel remembers Ben-Gurion’s 1948 decision to exempt young Orthodox men from military service

Girls at War

How a group of teenage believers could reshape the Israeli-Palestinian struggle

Readings

This Week in Israel: Netanyahu visits Berlusconi, an American-Israeli student is arrested in Egypt, rising cottage-cheese prices cause protests, Book Week begins, and more

National Pride

This Week in Israel: Obama and Netanyahu spar, a conglomerate is slapped for sales to Iran, the IDF changes uniforms, an Israeli wins at Cannes, and more

Israeli Soldiers View Tragedy From Afar

A visit with female IDFers here; a sister over there

IDF Is Probing Foreign, Left-Wing Groups

Why the military should stay away from non-military questions

Shoot First

Israeli offical recommends killing conscientious soldiers

Daybreak: Palin Pushes ‘Blood Libel’ Button

Plus Shultz joins Team Pollard, and more in the news

General Illusions

Two former high-ranking Israeli officers come to Washington on a misguided mission to promote peace

Cast Lead

What the Gaza operation and dreidels have in common

Sundown: Mumbai Victims Sue Pakistan Intel

Plus the settlers’ favorite former Alaska governor, and more

Sundown: Obama Condemns Settlements

Plus Weisz and Aronofsky call it quits, and more

Sundown: Housing Announcement Shadows Bibi

Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more

Full House

If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans

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