Daybreak: Abbas Sets Conditions for Talks

Plus Obama urges Lebanon on arms, and more in the news

Sundown: Polanski’s Awesome New Prison

Plus smoked meat in a pastrami town

Harry Potter and the Case of the Syrian Translator

A new law allows Israelis to import books translated in Arab world

AP: Radicalism on the Rise in Mideast

As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes

Daybreak: L.A. Shooting Derails Bar Mitzvah

Plus Iran, Russia, Lebanon, and more in the news

Daybreak: Obama ‘Woos’ Israelis

Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news

Daybreak: Gazans to Sue IDF

Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news

War Movies

Samuel Maoz’s ‘Lebanon’ is the latest of three recent films about the 1982 Lebanon war

Lebanese Critics Pan ‘Lebanon’ Movie

Saying it’s one-sided

Sundown: Israel Takes Attack to U.N.

Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.

Rockets From Lebanon Land in Israel

Hezbollah didn’t do it, but action still raises tensions

HRW Official Collects Nazi Memorabilia

More problems for rights group accused of anti-Israel bias

Forbidding Sequel

Why a Third Lebanon War would be far worse than the Second

This Week in Obstacles to Mideast Peace

No treaty soon with Lebanon; more Jewish building in East Jerusalem?

Daybreak: Talks in September?

Germans like ‘Basterds,’ circumcision for all, and more in the morning news

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