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Joe Biden to Headline J Street Conference

Proof of peace process or proof of it not being an election year?

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UN Experts Confirm Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

French, British, American officials point to Assad

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Discarded Draft of Putin’s Opinion Piece on Syria

The Russian premier got a lot of help from the editors

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Rabbis Briefed on Syria, Bibi Quotes Hillel

Plus a Saul Goodman Breaking Bad spinoff, and more in the news

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On Behalf of the Jews, Please Accept These Yom Kippur Apologies. Please.

We gave the world Anthony Weiner and Michael Bloomberg, and even our holidays screwed up everyone’s summer

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Report: Syria to Declare Chemical Weapons Arsenal

Kerry immediately responds that it’s not enough

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How AIPAC Became the Syria Strike Scapegoat

Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.

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A ‘Syrious’ Plan for Assad’s Chemical Weapons?

As Obama makes his case for military action, things take a twist

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Did Vladimir Putin Bait a Trap for the United States in Damascus?

Why the Russian president has every reason to cross Barack Obama’s “red line” on Syria, and elsewhere in the Middle East

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U.S. Inaction on Syria Rankles Israelis

Except Shimon Peres

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The Latest On American Intervention in Syria

What you need to know going into Labor Day Weekend

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‘There Are So Many Other Threats to Israel’

Jewish and Arab Israelis shrugging off threat of Syrian war

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Iron Dome Deployed in Tel Aviv

First time the system has been readied for possible attack from Israel’s north

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Mearsheimer Says Hitler Never Used Chemical Weapons

Controversial academic forgets his history—and the Nazi genocide—on PBS

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Gas Masks and Soldiers in Anxious Tel Aviv

Syria crisis marks the end of a quiet Israeli summer

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If Bombs Hit Damascus, Israel Looks To Tehran

Makovsky: Israelis debate how Syria strikes would affect US action in Iran

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Should the U.S. Hope for a Draw in Syrian War?

Military strategist Edward Luttwak thinks so

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Polish Yeshiva Becomes Hotel; Syria’s Horror

Plus a church’s stolen bible returned 40 years later, and more in the news

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Israelis Getting Gas Masks After Syria Attack

With chemical weapons used in Syria, Israelis fear an attack at home

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Plans for Possible Military Invention in Syria

Israel, America, and talk of a potential attack on Assad’s regime

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Syrian Rebels Report Massive Chemical Attack

Opposition forces say more than 755 dead in nerve gas attack near Damascus

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In the Golan, Israel Deploys Drones and Steel Fences Against Threats From Syria

At a cost of $75 million, new fortifications stand as physical reminders that peace in the north is further away than ever

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Russia’s Middle-East End Game, at the Hands of the Post-Soviet Grandmaster

Why Putin believes U.S. policies in the Middle East since the Arab Spring have been misguided, unprincipled, and dangerous

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Israeli Strike Failed to Destroy Troublesome Missiles

Heavy weapons in a Russian shipment to Syria were missed in attack

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Turkey Hawks Bird as Israeli Mossad Spy Beacon, Ruffles Feathers

Bird-brained conspiracy theories keep a tenacious foothold in the Arab Middle East, where science lags behind the West

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Russia to Offer Iran an Air Defense System

Oh yes, and will help revive nuclear talks as well

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Hope and Challenges on World Refugee Day

43.7 million people are currently displaced around the world

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Are the Israel Defense Forces Finally Ready for the Next Lebanon War?

Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there

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Debating the Syrian Muddle

Arms, no-fly zones, interventions, and confusion

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Iran’s Presidential Election Is Friday. What Happens If Protests Break Out Again?

Agents of Influence: Assad’s bloody grip on power in Syria shows how hard it is to dislodge a determined despot

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