The Avengers

Michael Kohlhaas, a 19th-century novella by Heinrich von Kleist, reminds the Israeli and U.S. right that lust for vengeance is a terrible idea

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

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