WikiLeaks’ Insight Into Arafat

The State Department cables show that the Palestinian leader was a key asset to the U.S. during the Kissinger years

Daybreak: Orthodox on the Rise

Plus Samira Ibrahim is probably not gonna get that State Department award

John Kerry Roasts Turkey

On his first trip abroad, the new secretary of state criticized Erdogan’s comments about Israel. It’s about time.

Daybreak: Newtown Brings Focus to Faith

Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department

Sundown: State Dept. Raps Israel on E-1

Plus a report that Israel wanted to bomb Syria chemical stockpiles

Madeleine Albright’s War Years

In a new memoir, Prague Winter, the former secretary of State explores her family’s World War II history and discovers the fate of those left behind

Iran’s Missing Nuclear Fatwa

Hillary Clinton’s State Department policy relies in part on Ayatollah Khamenei’s supposed anti-nuclear fatwa. But the edict may not even exist.

Talking Nukes With Iran

The world powers will try to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program in talks set for this weekend. A look at what to expect from the Istanbul confab.

Status Update

Americans born in Jerusalem are prohibited from listing Israel as their birthplace. A case at the Supreme Court today seeks to change that.

Defense Department

Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s anti-Semitism envoy, must defend Israel from delegitimization while confronting a growing wave of anti-Jewish rhetoric among European elites

Clinton Speaks Warmly of Palestinian Statehood

But not in the go-through-the-U.N. way

Sundown: U.S. Says Iran ‘Anything but Peaceful’

Plus the mumps hit, meowing in Auschwitz, and more

Gov’t Opposes $13M Judgment Against Iran

The Bennetts had sued over murdered daughter

U.S. Anti-Semitism Envoy Attacks Ambassador Oren

A former J Street adviser, she defends the group

U.S. Religious Freedom Report: Israel

A look, by the numbers

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