Why a ‘political earthquake’ may be in store for Benjamin Netanyahu—and how his former Defense Minister could trigger it
Dan Shapiro delivered some inconvenient truths that Bibi didn’t want to hear. Here’s why Israel should listen.
Amos Gitai’s polemical new documentary—opening in U.S. theaters Friday—on the 1995 assassination that rocked Israel sacrifices facts in favor of sensation
It’s time for Israel to disengage from the disastrous and murderous Palestinian Authority, no matter how high the cost
‘Catch the Jew!’ is a shoddy, fantastical answer to Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath’
High levels of radioactive polonium reopens debate over PLO leader’s death
Giving more money to a corrupt, inept economy isn’t going to solve the problem. It is the problem.
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
New ICG report calls for reset of current negotiations paradigm
Today would have been Yitzhak Rabin’s 90th birthday—as good a time as any to remember, and repent for, the time I considered assassinating him.
The French ambassador to Israel’s distinctive residence in Jaffa tells the story of an unusual—and eventually ruptured—friendship between a Jewish Zionist architect and his Arab Muslim client
Mubarak is an autocrat, but he’s also a pro-Israel U.S. ally. As his regime teeters, Tablet turns to experts for perspectives on a rapidly shifting landscape. The latest: foreign policy expert Leslie H. Gelb.
Yigal Amir assassinated Yitzhak Rabin 15 years ago in an effort to derail the Oslo peace accords. Now his wife, a Russian émigré, is trying to turn him into a heroic Soviet-style political prisoner.
The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.
Raja Shehadeh’s new memoir joins a growing list of literary works on Palestinian life before Israel. But do they tell the whole story?
The success of Subliminal, Israel’s most popular rapper, is a reflection of the Jewish state’s conservative moment
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Israel’s controversial new oath of allegiance reflects the reality of sectarian politics in the Middle East
Former Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar takes sides—and chooses Israel
The key to a lasting peace, argues Israeli Nobel Prize winner Robert Aumann, is not to insist on ‘peace now’
A new book gives an insider’s assessment of four Israeli prime ministers—and Menachem Begin the voice he never had
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
In 2001, PM boasted of manipulating Oslo accords
Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?
Figure much higher than at the height of Oslo Accords
But at both far ends of political spectrum, memories aren’t so fond