How the Other Half Gets Baked

Getting high in the settlements

Daybreak: IAEA Wants Access to Parchin

Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news

Daybreak: Settlements Prompt Newer Wrist-Slap

Plus humanitarian aid for Homs, and more in the news

Sundown: Thank God Syria Has Russia

Plus more settlements prompt more U.S. words, and more

Right-Wing MKs Betray the Israeli Army

Powerful Likud politician tipped off extremists who attacked soldiers

Daybreak: EU Moves to Boycott Iranian Oil

Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news

The Avengers

Michael Kohlhaas, a 19th-century novella by Heinrich von Kleist, reminds the Israeli and U.S. right that lust for vengeance is a terrible idea

Jewish Violence Leads to Legal Equality

Settlers attacking soldiers treated same as Palestinians attacking soldiers

Daybreak: Settlers ‘Occupy’ Army Base

Plus Russia and China protect Syria still, and more in the news

Settled

Ariel Sharon planned Israel’s settlements as bulwarks for defending the state and preserving Jerusalem, as his youngest son recalls in a new biography

Sundown: Rumor Has It McCartney Will Convert

Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more

On the Ground

Israelis are fixated on the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations. But Palestinians, inured to false hopes, are much less riled up.

Girls at War

The teenage believers of the West Bank settlements.
Photographs by Gillian Laub.

Girls at War

How a group of teenage believers could reshape the Israeli-Palestinian struggle

September Dawns, the General Assembly Nears

Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?

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