Israel

In Which the Israeli Prime Minister Gives the German Chancellor a Hitler Mustache
Awkward! But not for the reason you think.
February 25, 2014

Yes, this picture exists. Now let's talk about what it means (and doesn't mean).

A New Appointment Causes Hope for Reality-Based Mideast Policy
February 19, 2014

A new Obama administration foreign policy post is attracting some controversy. It's really about getting the best people onboard.

With All the Boycott Israel Talk, What Is BDS?
Scarlett Johnasson, John Kerry scare up controversy over Palestinian movement
February 02, 2014

Depending on how you feel about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, how should you feel about the BDS movement?

Here's John Kerry's Proposal to Israelis and Palestinians
Inside the framework for a two-state solution
January 31, 2014

Inside the framework for a two-state solution.

“Nazi” Is a Bad Word. Banning It in Israel Would Be Worse.
January 16, 2014

An Israeli bill would ban the word "Nazi" and other Holocaust comparisons. It's wrong.

Seeds of Doubt
Harry Truman's concerns about Israel and Palestine were prescient—and forgotten
January 15, 2014

His doubts about the Jewish and Palestinian states were prescient—and forgotten.

Ariel Sharon’s Most Enduring Legacy: The Emergence of Hezbollah
January 11, 2014

Forget the monumental Gaza withdrawal in 2005.Forget his creation of Kadima in 2005 as a new centrist force in Israeli politics.Forget the infamous 2000 Temple Mount visit that may have sparked the Second Intifada.

Ariel Sharon, 1928-2014
He ultimately confronted the right wing. Will Netanyahu do the same?
January 11, 2014

Peace in Israel will depend on whether Netanyahu is prepared to follow in Sharon’s footsteps.

Hillel's Crackdown on Open Debate is Bad News for American Jews
America's most important Israel argument is happening on campuses
January 06, 2014

What the campus organization's big rupture means for American Jews

The ASA's Boycott of Israel Is Not as Troubling As It Seems
December 19, 2013

The American Studies Association is not nearly as influential as it thinks it is.

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