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

Daybreak: Gaza Back-and-Forth Continues

Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news

Sundown: Goldstone Report Stays, Says U.N.

Plus Peres and Obama talk Pollard, and more

Daybreak: U.S. Slams Building

Plus anti-Syria lobbying, and more in the news

Sundown: Saudi Police Open Fire

Plus Rosenblatt’s jeremiad, Peres’s nonsense, and more

What’s Bibi Up To?

Embattled PM plans his next move; not clear what that’ll be

Sundown: Palestinians Ditch Peace Process

Plus great old photos of great old Jews, and more

All Quiet on the Southern Front

Israel cautiously welcomes an embryonic, potential new democracy

Sundown: Mourning the Wife of a Dairy Farmer

Plus an uprising in Jordan, an argument in D.C., and more

Ehud Agonistes

Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power

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