Obama came into office promising to improve relations with the Muslim world. It didn't go exactly as planned.
The Islamic State's Latest Victim: Israeli-Palestinian Peace
October 02, 2014
Israel needs a land buffer now more than ever.
Finally, a Russian Jewish Novel Breaks Out of the Autobiographical Rut
September 19, 2014
New novel asks how the heroism of Soviet-era Jewish dissidents becomes a blueprint for political action for a new generation.
I Have Two Nightmares About a Palestinian State
August 27, 2014
That there won't be one—and that there will be one.
Critics of the United Nations' Relief Agency in Gaza Don't Have Their Facts Straight
August 26, 2014
Without the UN's herculean efforts, civil society in Gaza would have already collapsed.
Israel Needs to Stop Calling Hamas a Terrorist Organization
August 13, 2014
And start calling them "the enemy."
This Is How the Gaza War Will End
August 12, 2014
There's no end in sight to this vicious cycle.
Reporters Have Finally Found Hamas. What Took So Long?
August 11, 2014
A massive, curious gap in reporting from the Gaza Strip.
I Keep Returning to This Haunting Photo From Gaza
August 06, 2014
This image, taken in the aftermath of a U.N. school explosion, echoes a famous Vietnam photo.
A "leaked," likely fake transcript of an Obama-Netanyahu phone call reveals the Israeli media's massive distrust of the U.S.