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?
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
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
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
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
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.
The Academic Boycott of Israel Is a Travesty
December 17, 2013
Who needs Abu Mazen to speak for the Palestinians when you can have an associate professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, San Diego?