Spring Break

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

Sundown: Palestine Can Be Vetoed

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

In Diplomatic Theater, Is Europe the Audience?

How the past several days of nutsiness may help Israel at the U.N.

Sundown: Beck’s Jerusalem Syndrome, March

Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more

Admin. Presses Case Against Goldstone Report

And continued speculation on why Goldstone changed his mind

The Palestinian Statehood Bluff

And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.

Obama and the Veto

A small correction

Daybreak: Gaza Back-and-Forth Continues

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

Stateless

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.

Solid 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.

Exodus

As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land

Daybreak: Bibi Booed at Fire Service

Plus U.S. stays out of offshore dispute, and more in the news

Home Stand

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.

The New Track to Palestinian Statehood

Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?

Heads Up

J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment

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