Israel

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.

Israel's Ambassador Speaks at the Adelson Primary
Netanyahu's appointee Ron Dermer shows his Partisan Colors
March 28, 2014

Eyes rolled in Washington, especially among Democrats, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Ron Dermer to succeed Michael Oren as the Ambassador to the United States.

John Kerry's Peace Process Is Nearly Dead
And the fault is mostly Netanyahu's
March 25, 2014

And the fault is mostly Benjamin Netanyahu's.

AIPAC Knows It Has an Image Problem—But Hesitates to Offer a Solution
A lobby at a crossroads
March 04, 2014

At its annual conference, the group recognizes its image problem—but hesitates to offer a bold solution

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