A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Contrary to Washington wisdom, Israel is a clear strategic asset to the United States, says a new study by a bipartisan pair of veteran diplomats
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Leon Panetta says Israel is increasingly isolated. But the big problem is that Washington is running away from its influence in the Middle East.
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