A Spin

Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman

Sundown: Report Delayed for Breathing Room

Plus, remembering Yoni Netanyahu, and more

Palestine’s Most Surprising Opponent

Neighboring Jordan might fear statehood even more than Israel

Daybreak: Unity Blues

Plus Obama ditches Weiner, and more in the news

By the Numbers

Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress this week, filled with falsehoods and untruths, defies the spirit of this week’s parasha, which urges us to be diligent with numbers and facts

The Arab Spring Comes to Israel

Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported

Sundown: Reform Jews Bring Home the Bacon

Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more

Sabotage Foreshadows Israel’s Energy Future

Pipeline explosion coincides with re-examination of Egyptian gas deal

Crack-up

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has cracked down on his own people, Washington has turned a blind eye for fear of what new regime might emerge. But it’s impossible for a new leader to be worse.

Sundown: Is Syria Next?

Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more

Daybreak: Gaza Escalating

Plus, Syria continues to crack down, and more in the news

The View from Israel

Wariness over Egypt and Jordan, and hope for common ground

Daybreak: Egypt To Honor Peace Treaty

Plus P.A. upheaval, Iran redux?, and more in the news

Jordan’s Islamists Back Off the King

Abdullah II has a year to make reforms, they say

How Egyptian Unrest Affects Israel’s Energy

Natural gas shutdown leads to exploration of other options

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