Daybreak: Price-Taggers Deface Army Site

Plus Peres ‘ashamed’ of rancid bills, and more in the news

Rules of Engagement

The president of Israel remembers Ben-Gurion’s 1948 decision to exempt young Orthodox men from military service

Raw Deal

To understand widespread Israeli alienation from the beauty of Jewish tradition, look to Ben-Gurion’s political bargain with the Orthodox

Uncivil

As Israel fought for independence, David Ben-Gurion turned the military’s guns on Jews. In his new biography, Shimon Peres recalls his mentor’s greatest test.

Father Figure

Shimon Peres, Israel’s president, has written a new Nextbook Press biography of David Ben-Gurion, its first prime minster and his mentor

A Mosque Is Burned, This Time In Israel

President Peres has a must-read condemnation

Sundown: Obama Campaign Gets Outside Help

Plus Casspi plans triumphant return, Peres turns 88, and more

Daybreak: Next Up, Security Council

Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news

The Player

Israeli tycoon Arnon Milchan is the billionaire Hollywood producer behind Pretty Woman. He was also a secret agent who helped Israel and South Africa broker deals trading nuclear material for propaganda assistance. An excerpt from the forthcoming Confidential.

Long View

At a book festival in Sicily, admiring a tranquil lifestyle and remembering a father’s bedtime stories about drunks and prostitutes, based on his time spent Irgun gun-running at Italy’s southern tip

Israel Enjoys Victory With U.N. Flotilla Probe

Palmer Commission finds Gaza blockade legal, does not demand apology

It Happened On Their Birthdates

Jewish history, the day you were born

Sundown: Palestine Can Be Vetoed

Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more

Sweetening the Deal

Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well

Daybreak: Good Friday in Syria?

Plus Pollard implores Obama, the next flotilla, and more in the news

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