Before the Kidnappings, There Was a Massacre

How the national trauma of Kfar Etzion helped bring Israeli Yeshiva boys to the West Bank

Why the Arab World Is Lost in an Emotional Nakba, and How We Keep It There

By ignoring the honor-shame dynamic in Arab political culture, is the West keeping itself from making headway toward peace?

News Flash: American Taxpayers Now Paying the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists

What a unity government bringing together Hamas with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party means

Anthony Bourdain Honored for Scenes in Gaza

The chef filmed an episode of his popular CNN show Parts Unknown in Israel

In 2000, a Newspaper Headline Opened a Wound in Israeli Society. It Still Hasn’t Healed.

The fight over alleged war crimes from 1948 is a window into the kaleidoscopic nature of history and memory in Israeli culture

‘Omar’ and ‘Bethlehem’ Tell the Same Story—But Only One Was Nominated for an Oscar

The better, more real, and more compelling of the two Israeli-Palestinian intelligence films opens this week in the U.S.

Debating the Wisdom of the Gaza Disengagement

With Kerry arriving, Ariel Sharon’s last major political act looms large

Israel, Palestinians, Jordan Sign Water Deal

Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?

Rocket Fire Marks Anniversary of 2012 Gaza War

The Israeli Air Forces responds to Palestinian mortars by attacking rocket launchers

The Most Fascinating Novel About Israel You’ll Read This Year

Don’t believe the hype: Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath is a brilliant work of fiction about those who want the Jewish state to disappear

Ahead of Prisoner Release, Rockets Fired From Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts one, the other falls into open territory

Murmurs of Third Intifada Build Into a Refrain

Hamas calls for uprising, Israeli officials warn of violence

Malcolm Gladwell Has a Theory for Everything—Except Inscrutability

The pop-sci writer’s new ‘David and Goliath’ peddles counterintuitive stories but lacks a soul

Could the Failure of the Oslo Process Doom Israel’s Friendship With Jordan?

With no good options on the horizon, Jerusalem and Amman are on a collision course over the Palestinian issue

‘Times’ Op-Ed on One-State Solution Unwittingly Bolsters Two-State Case

Ian Lustick imagines a liberal utopia, contra Peter Beinart, who says Jews must listen to Palestinians even if we can’t agree

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