For Israel, Peace or War?

In a massively tense situation, something will have to give

Daybreak: Katsav Sentenced for Rape

Plus Israel retaliates, and more in the news

Hamas, P.A. Crack Down on Unity Protests

Sketchy reports of violence emerge from Gaza, West Bank, and even Syria

After Abbas

Faced with upheaval across the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called elections for September. But it’s unclear who might run to succeed him, if the aging leader really does step down.

Five Jews Murdered in West Bank

Attack prompts Israeli outrage, muted Palestinian response

Lies We Tell

Israelis like to call their army the most moral in the world. But as the case of the recently disgraced Gen. Yoav Galant shows, prevarications are the rule, not the exception.

Unsettled

An IDF vet with ‘a great sense of discomfort about my own personal behavior’ when he patrolled the Occupied Territories now leads a group called Breaking the Silence dedicated to exposing the messy work of occupation

Settle Down

Israelis have a hard time settling differences, let alone settlements

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.

Daybreak: U.S. Hand Weak in Lebanon

Plus Medvedev gets warm welcome in Jericho, and more in the news

Daybreak: Tensions Up After West Bank Deaths

Plus Alan Grayson goes unquietly, and more in the news

Sundown: Clinton and Livni Talk

Plus Assange accuser in the West Bank, and more

Facts on the Ground

A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine

Disobedient

The leader of nonviolent protests in the West Bank—a potential Palestinian Gandhi—is in an Israeli jail

Things Fall Apart

Israel’s leaders have abandoned the details of governance, as last week’s catastrophic wildfire tragically showed

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