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Kerry Links Rise of ISIS With Failed Peace Talks

Secretary of State: ‘I see a lot of heads nodding’

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A Tale of Three Twitter Feeds: Hamas Tweets in Arabic, English, and Hebrew

Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel

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Wolf Blitzer Explores His Jewish Roots

CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series

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Controversial ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera Opens Tonight

Protestors plan demonstration outside Lincoln Center in New York City

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How Did Simchat Torah Get So Popular?

The festive holiday now overshadows Shemini Atzeret, which has biblical roots

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Power to the Workers!

On the streets with the guerrilla organizers who may breathe life into Israel’s moribund left

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For Insight Into #Gamergate, Look to Israel

In both cases, dialogue is silly when the other side wishes you were dead

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Remembering Ralph Goldman, Lifelong Champion of the Jewish State

The ardent Zionist and devoted Jewish civil servant died last week at age 100

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Designer Lulavs and Luxury Etrogs Sweep Israel

Fancy versions of the Four Species go for more than $100

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Why the Gaza War Looked Different on Israeli TV Than It Did on CNN

The effect of domestic coverage on Israeli opinion will make a peace deal even harder to attain

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ISIS and the New Face of Narcoterrorism

The disturbing connection between drug trafficking and modern terrorism

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Want Better Israel Coverage? Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is

How one industry’s problems affect what you think you know

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Brookings Responds to Tablet Piece on Qatar Funding

Strobe Talbott defends think tank; Lee Smith replies

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The Simple Math of an Iranian Nuclear Bomb

In an excerpt from ‘Nuclear Iran,’ calculating, with scientific precision, just how far Iran has come in its quest for the bomb

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The Truth About Israel and Dissent

The New York Times substitutes a bogus headline for actual reporting

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The Most Important Thing Netanyahu Did in New York Wasn’t at the U.N.

It was meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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What Happens When Agnon and Appelfeld Speak Like Faulkner and Hemingway?

A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature

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Mossad Looks for New Recruits Online

Israel’s elite intelligence force now accepts virtual applications

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Orthodox Man Refuses To Sit Next to Feminist Activist on Airplane

Elana Sztokman flies the not-so friendly skies home to Israel

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Haaretz Editor Stands By Gaza Coverage

Aluf Benn reflects on this summer’s war and its impact on the Israeli public

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The Godfather’s Guide to the Middle East

Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family

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Love Syndrome: Israel Story, Episode 2

Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.

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Former AP Reporter Confirms Matti Friedman Account

Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer

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The Road to the New Jerusalem, Part 2

If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?

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In Israel, September is Nobel Season

Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime

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Streisand on Israel: The World Envies Success

The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias

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Ongoing Controversy Around ‘The Most Important Story on Earth’

Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage

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Why Great Palestinian Victories Are Worse Than Defeats

Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal

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State Department Spokesperson: Gaza Strikes Are War Crimes

But are U.S. drone attacks on Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia any different?

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Ted Cruz Exposes Christian Bigotry Against Jews In the Middle East

Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire