Saudi Arabia Is Coming For Assad

Which is something Israel should probably welcome

Turkey Goes to the Mattresses Over Apology

While Israel sits in the catbird seat

Daybreak: Attack in Southern Israel Kills 5

Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news

Civil Blood

The central issue in the Middle East is not the Arab-Israeli peace process but the Arab civil war that has been reignited by the so-called Arab Spring

Muted

Performances of Wagner’s music are effectively banned in Israel. Should they be?

Generation א

The Tel Aviv tent protesters say they speak for a nation demanding social justice. In truth, they’re entitled yuppies who’ve finally found something worth fighting for: themselves.

But Seriously, Where Is Jerusalem?

Official White House photographs leave ‘Israel’ out of ‘Jerusalem’ captions

Cocktail Straw Can Detect Date Rape Drugs

Israeli scientists developing small, affordable sensor for use in drinks

True North

Since the 2006 election of the conservative politician Stephen Harper as prime minister, Canada has become arguably the most pro-Israel country in the world

Political Class

Activists—from the youth protesting steep rents in Tel Aviv to those dejected by their failure to reform Washington—should listen to Moses, reject magical thinking, and learn how to play politics

Rent Rage Sweeps Israel

A look at the housing protests and the controversial issues emerging with them

House Proud

Protests against increasing housing prices in Israel shake the Netanyahu government. But in the tent cities erected as part of the campaign, the conversation is about civil society.

In the Middle

In the recent tent-city protests, middle-class Israelis took to the streets to protest a political system that ignores them. Without a clear message, will these demonstrations have any effect?

Imperfect

As Zionism is under siege and Israelis increasingly see their country as divinely ordained, it’s important to remember that the Jewish state is the result not of a miracle but of historical forces and hard work

Daybreak: September Preview

Plus, Hezbollah gets feistier, Weiner’s district, and more in the news

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