Ron Paul: An Iowa Anti-Endorsement

And why he can’t be so neatly separated from the GOP field

Eyes on the Hawkeye State

Paul specter looms even as Romney positions self

High Noon: Génocidaire Clears Syria

Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more

Useful Fiction

Newt Gingrich says the Palestinians are an “invented people.” They are, like many others in the Middle East. It’s a useful myth the U.S. must support.

Ron Paul Moves Into Iowa Lead

This should trouble Jews, and could cause a political maelstrom

Sundown: Newt’s Hanukkah Haul

Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more

AIPAC Endorses Fear of Decreased Aid

Group says economy threatens ‘America’s security assistance to Israel’

Benny Morris on Palestinian Peoplehood

Israeli historian weighs in on Newt Gingrich’s ‘invented’ remark

The Gingrich Invention

The GOP frontrunner’s device for catering to pro-Israel base

Sundown: Gingrich Expounds on the Palestinians

Plus Christie is the top bridesmaid, 100 Jewish films visually, and more

Sundown: Adelson’s Man

Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more

From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Gingrich makes same promise as … Bush

GOP Debate Prompts Clash on Iran, Israel

Obama, Republicans won’t completely ignore this stuff over the next year

The Narrows

Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.

Make Some Noise

Nadav Samin was a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn who made it big at a key moment in hip-hop history and then walked away to take up Middle East studies. Now it turns out he never really left rap behind.

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