Theater of War

Israel beats its enemies on the battlefield, but it loses the more important fight, for PR supremacy, to savvier operators like Hezbollah

Cinders of Lebanon

The United States abandoned Beirut, and Israel takes the blame

Sundown: Poor Pre-Flotilla Planning

Plus Stoudemire, Salita, Youkilis, and non-sports news

IDF Is Deft With New Boat

Although probe is criticized as soft

Daybreak: Conversions Bill Moves Closer to Law

Plus IDF cleared on flotilla, another boat approaches, and more in the news

Sundown: Brooks Unbound

Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more

‘Lynch’ Mob

IDF video of Israel’s raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla tells a different story

In the Past

Israel’s mistake is trying to resolve new political problems with outdated military solutions

Drowning in Numbers

A haftorah of counting down and living it up

Connected

There’s linkage, too, between U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and Faisal Shahzad’s bombing attempt in Times Square

Report: Goldstone Was An Apartheid Judge

U.N. report author sentenced 28 blacks to death

Today on Tablet

The peace-processors sour, golden Goa, and more

Daybreak: Please Don’t Sell Iran Your Uranium

Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news

Daybreak: In D.C., Bibi Backs J’lem Building

But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news

Idol Worship

When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.

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