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
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 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
April 28, 2014
Forget White House signing ceremonies. The New Peace is about interdependence and economics.
But it's up to the Supreme Court to settle the debate.
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
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.