Israel

Why Are the Irish Increasingly Siding With Palestine Over Israel?
May 20, 2014

Most Irish people know exactly what they think of Israel and Palestine—and aren’t afraid to tell anyone.

John Kerry Doomed the Israeli-Palestinian Talks by Refusing to Consider a Transition Agreement
May 12, 2014

The American team has pushed the Palestinians to sign an agreement they are clearly not ready for.

'The Admission': an Israeli Play Worth Seeing
But a right-wing group doesn't want anyone to see it
May 11, 2014

An Israeli play, "The Admission," survives the attempt to censor it in Washington DC.

J Street's Rejection Is a Scandal
May 07, 2014

The exclusion of an opinion is not a refutation of it.

American Jewry Is Doomed If It Can't Embrace J Street
May 02, 2014

American Jews cannot afford to shut out voices of criticism and renewal like those of J Street in the hope that the fundamental conflict between the path of Israel and the path of American Jews will somehow disappear.

Donald Sterling Is a Blight on Jews’ History in Basketball
April 29, 2014

A small piece of the sadness that is the Donald Sterling mess derives from the fact that he is Jewish, and basketball has historically been a crucial part of Jewish-black relations.

A New (and Plausible) Plan for Peace
Enough with the White House lawn ceremonies. Here's a real way forward.
April 28, 2014

Forget White House signing ceremonies. The New Peace is about interdependence and economics.

The Government Shouldn't Be Forced to Put "Jerusalem, Israel" in U.S. Passports
April 21, 2014

But it's up to the Supreme Court to settle the debate.

Five Lessons That Could Save John Kerry's Peace-Process Efforts
Negotiating like Jim Baker
April 07, 2014

There are Americans whose negotiating tactics have actually worked in the Middle East. John Kerry should be like them.

The Time Chris Christie Stood Up to Sheldon Adelson
March 31, 2014

There was a time, not that long ago, when Chris Christie was willing to speak the truth when it came to matters of Islam and the Middle East.

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