The media reported that a Palestinian swimmer didn’t have access to an Olympic-size swimming pool because of Israel. Technically, this was true. She had access to several.
How my Judaism helps to identify the schools I want to attend
Eliaz Cohen believes one way to break the one-state/two-state dichotomy might be to combine them, in an attempt to avoid ‘righting a wrong’ by creating another wrong
A draft text of the Democratic party’s platform on Israel sets forth a ‘parallel acknowledgement of Israeli and Palestinian rights.’ But it doesn’t go as far as some would have liked.
A Knesset plenary got heated after Likud MK Anat Berko called pronunciation into a discussion about a two-state solution
From the 1972 Munich massacre to Anne-Marie Slaughter’s ‘crazy idea’
Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
But some media outlets, beginning with the AP, wrote otherwise
Bruce Hoffman’s riveting new history of pre-1947 Palestine reviews the violent birth of the modern Jewish homeland
Boycotts and divestment can be useful tools for righting wrongs, but they are apolitical tantrums in cases of right versus right
What it all means for the peace process
The incompatibility of Manichean moralizing and the modern Middle East
A new book examines the role of maps in shaping how policymakers imagined the new Middle East
Newly rediscovered footage upends Palestinian negotiating position
Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there
The authors of a new history of the Grand Mufti Amin Al-Husaini’s ties to Nazis fail to carry their logic to its flawed conclusion
A rejoinder to Peter Beinart
John Kerry is expected to make an announcement soon
But a Google rep did go to Israel for a Knesset committee meeting about it
In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land
In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
The State Department cables show that the Palestinian leader was a key asset to the U.S. during the Kissinger years
According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.
Video: A portrait of Menachem Froman, the peerless Gush Emunim leader who sought ties with Palestinians
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
The school aims to promote a moderate vision of Islam, but it faces deep skepticism from Jews and Muslims
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?