How the president’s photo-op diplomacy plays in Riyadh, Tehran, Beirut, Jerusalem, and back home in Trumpland
Because there is no aggressive surge—in fact settlements have not grown in years
Ill and now missing from the scene, Alexandr Angert leaves a volatile power void in the Russo-Ukrainian underworld
Newly unsealed classified documents reveal: Jerusalem conquered almost by accident; Israel’s National Religious Party, forerunner to the settler movement, lobbied for military de-escalation at every turn; and nobody in Israel’s security cabinet seems to have seen the country’s most momentous war coming.
Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: The tug of war between state-sponsored clerics and soft-spoken Islamists over the hearts and minds of the young now includes the IDF
Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: high dropout rates and low achievement leave many children at a dead end
Israeli Arabs at a Crossroads: How one woman in the Negev stands up against polygamy, abuse, and ignorance
And Donald Trump knows ‘The Art of the Deal.’ Who will blink first?
The new leader of the storied civil-rights defense group tries to navigate Trump, the alt-right, Obama’s legacy, rising anti-Semitism, Israel, and the long shadow of his predecessor
How Gladwellian Internet ‘hot takes’ fueled the new echo-chamber press that enabled Obama’s foreign policy—and still rules Washington
In the recent case of an Orthodox woman who was attacked and killed at home, French authorities seem to have a hard time differentiating the insane impulse from the intentional act, refusing to see the anti-Semitism that co-exists with terror
To deal with the PC crazies on college campuses, and to heal the rifts between red and blue America, just make military service mandatory
Serhiy Leshchenko publicized documents allegedly revealing an effort by Trump’s former campaign manager to cover up payments he received from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine
One clue: The Russia story is a replay of how the former White House smeared pro-Israel activists in the lead-up to the Iran Deal
A lawsuit argues that men and women who left the ultra-Orthodox world without basic math, history, and language knowledge to live secular lives were neglected by the state. The state counters that it’s the parents’ fault.