While Israel sits in the catbird seat
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
Plus, Hezbollah gets feistier, Weiner’s district, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news
As the oil-poor Arab states of Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen face food and fuel shortages in the aftermath of upheaval there, Israel stands to emerge with an even stronger position in the region
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
How the past several days of nutsiness may help Israel at the U.N.
Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more
And continued speculation on why Goldstone changed his mind
And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.
A small correction
Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
Hosni Mubarak was a key U.S. ally who upheld the Arab world’s first peace treaty with Israel. By letting his regime fall, Barack Obama has threatened the survival of the Jewish state.
The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.
As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land
Plus U.S. stays out of offshore dispute, and more in the news
Tajikistan was home to thousands of Bukharan Jews, and conditions seemed right for it to stay that way. But the legacy of Soviet persecution and recent Central Asian ties to Iran have made Jewish life more difficult to maintain.
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Kurds and Jews share a similar history and a common enemy
For a new Torah cycle, stories inspired by the weekly parasha. This week: a Nairobi slum, and the power of making the world known.
Plus your definitive Jewish Silly Bandz comparison, and more
When they work in Turtle Bay
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Obama threatens Turkey, and more in the news
Plus Bloomberg’s strong, personal stand, and more in the news
Is U.S. military aid to Lebanon being used against Israel?
Lebanon’s government provoked deadly skirmish