Sundown: More Republicans Head to Israel

Plus evidence that Arafat was poisoned, and more

The Cold War’s Arab Spring: How the Soviets Created Today’s Middle East

Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts

Sundown: The Everything Bagel

Plus Oren on Israel’s image, the Israeliness of Nakba Day, and more

Sundown: Arafat Directed Second Intifada Attacks

Plus Russia resists harsh Syria resolution (again), and more

Left For Dead

The Israeli left has collapsed in the last decade. But the right, despite its successes, is dying, too, brought down by Russian-imported maximalism and American-imported political consultants.

A Spin

Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman

Pact or Fiction

The recent rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas may be a blessing. It exposes the fatal flaw at the heart of the peace process: the West’s fantasy of Palestinian moderation.

Time Magazine’s Anti-Semites of the Year

Also, Mark Zuckerberg won this year

Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

Tagged

In Israel, graffiti tells all sides of the story

Message

The success of Subliminal, Israel’s most popular rapper, is a reflection of the Jewish state’s conservative moment

Q&A: Maen Rashid Areikat

The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state

Showgirl

Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak

Sundown: The Plot Against Ahmadinejad

Plus R.I.P. Penn, the Jew of ‘Mad Men,’ and more

Sundown: Imams in Dachau To Remember

Plus Hitch is proud to be Jewish, and more

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