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Bibi Netanyahu’s Nightmare Speaks

Meni Naftali worked security for the Israeli prime minister and his wife Sara, and now wants the world to know what they are really like

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The Stamp Collector

A philatelist passes on his little square markers of love and loss to his daughter

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We Are Family

Episode 105: Writer Annabelle Gurwitch on being her elderly mother’s drug mule; plus the creative duo behind the one-man film ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’

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Peace With the Palestinians Was a Bust. Here’s What Israel Should Do Next.

‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’

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Breaking: Israeli Security Cabinet Secret Transcripts Part II, The Accidental Occupation

Fifty years after the Six-Day War, newly unsealed classified documents reveal Israeli leaders discussing what to do with the Arabs in Jerusalem and the West Bank, debating how to manage diplomacy with Egypt and Syria, and neglecting to realize the extent of the conundrum they were leaving for us to solve.

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What the AP’s Collaboration With the Nazis Should Teach Us About Reporting the News

Is it better to cooperate with dictatorships and authoritarian regimes and tell half the story with hands tied—or not tell the story at all?

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Unsettled

On the 50th anniversary of the start of the Six-Day War, pondering the myth-making stories that define Judaism

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Aggressive Surge in Israeli Settlement Activity Under Netanyahu Imperils Trump Peace Push (Not)

Because there is no aggressive surge—in fact settlements have not grown in years

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Bibi Should Tell Trump to Go Take a Selfie

When the American president visits the Western Wall next week as part of his Abrahamic monotheism heritage tour, he’ll be using the Jewish state as a prop—in a fantasy of Middle East peace, starring himself.

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Mahmoud Abbas Is History’s Most Stubborn Real Estate Holdout

And Donald Trump knows ‘The Art of the Deal.’ Who will blink first?

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The War For the Negev Comes to Um al-Hiran

In the first of a series of dispatches from Arab society in Israel, where—and how—should the Bedouin live?

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Fifty Years of Occupation

Can anything change the status quo in the territorial dispute between Israelis and Palestinians?

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The Cycle of Violence Must End!

Israel must stop provoking Palestinian violence by welcoming cancer patients, pursuing peace initiatives

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Free Marwan Barghouti’s Op-Ed Bio

The Times concedes one to the outrage trolls, and history weeps

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Israeli MMA Fighter Noad Lahat, From the Octagon to Gaza and Back

The mixed martial artist takes his love of the Jewish state into the ring tonight in Chicago

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Israelis and Palestinians Learn Each Other’s History on the Ground

Tiyul-Rihla, a grassroots educational initiative, is bringing together historically clashing neighbors

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The Settlers Movie

Shimon Dotan’s ‘strongly articulated’ political documentary focuses on the fanatics on the front lines of the battle over the land of Israel

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Stand-Up Lit From Israeli Fiction’s Mr. Sobriety

David Grossman’s protagonist takes the mic for some Rothian self-loathing, in the ‘raucous’ new novel ‘A Horse Walks Into a Bar’

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No, Trump Did Not Withdraw U.S. Support For the Two-State Solution

An overeager media, searching for signs of a dramatic Trump shift on Israel that hasn’t come, reported one that hasn’t even materialized

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The Amona Conundrum

The dismantling and evacuation of the Amona outpost in the West Bank has once again put Israel’s moral and legal mettle to the test

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War and Palestine

The great screenwriter remembers a wartime visit to the Holy Land

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The Pro-Israel Center Holds: House Reps Condemn UN Resolution on Israel

Is this the last gasp of the bipartisan consensus on Israel before Trump detonates it, or its renaissance after Obama?

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Free Elor Azaria

Why the soldier’s conviction is a moral outrage

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IDF Soldier Who Shot Wounded Palestinian Terrorist Convicted of Manslaughter by Israeli Military Court

Sgt. Elor Azaria shot a downed Palestinian terrorist in March, prompting a national debate

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Amar’e Stoudemire Sends a (Hanukkah) Message to the UN

The Israeli basketball star posed in front of an enormous hanukkiah in the Old City, ‘doing what my ancestors did’

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How Do Americans Feel About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Now? It’s Complicated.

A new study with the imprimatur of the Brookings Institution shows that many Americans agree on opposing issues, including West Bank settlements and Palestinian statehood

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John Kerry Searches for a Sign on Palestine at the Saban Forum

The Obama administration’s chief diplomat is the man with two brains

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The Democratic and Republican Party Elites Have Both Collapsed. Is Fatah Next?

How municipal Palestinian elections backfired on Mahmoud Abbas

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Israeli and Palestinian Activists Go Head-to-Head at George Mason University

After being shunned from covering a Students for Justice in Palestine conference, I attended a ‘counter event,’ showing that pro-Israel organizations have the grit to fight back

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