The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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Inside Israel’s insane coalition politics
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
Plus the futile Flotilla? and more in the news
The ‘Jordan as Palestinian state’ trope
Israel’s smallest religious minority offers Jews a glimpse of what might have been
Plus Woody speaks up for justice, and more in the news
Plus Chomsky turned back, Rahm ‘screwed up,’ and more in the news
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Are they all Palestinians now?
Plus Pinsky and the Boss, and more
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
Plus Highway 443 revisited, and more in the news
Wailing over the Wall
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Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.