Lee Smith is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. He is also the author of the recently published The Consequences of Syria.
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
In Washington, the president and his allies are using the nuclear issue to drive a wedge between Israel and its U.S. interlocutors
Supporting Israel requires American evangelical Christians to square their theological beliefs with the modern Jewish state. Can they?
The theater of the peace process was key to U.S. hegemony in the Middle East—and without the process, there will be no peace
Despite talk of a diplomatic thaw between Washington and Tehran, the U.S. is already locked in battle
As Washington looks for a diplomatic solution with Iran, Israel’s American-born interlocutor translates for Jerusalem
Obama says his Syria move sent Tehran a message on nukes, but the mullahs have Washington cornered
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Embrace your laziness! Repurpose the crap you already have at home!
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Netanyahu spoke effectively, if predictably. But what impact will he have?
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And why Purim is the perfect holiday for the beloved Star Trek character
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Annual pro-Israel conference offers a dry run before Congressional address
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After years of my daughter begrudgingly agreeing to tulle and tiaras, a revolt
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The much-talked about address begins at 11 a.m. EST
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Ahead of speech, 45 percent of Americans view the prime minister positively
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Costumes, revelry, and satire weren’t always synonymous with the holiday
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Acclaimed Israeli writer and poet brought Jewish music to the masses
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The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.By James Kirchick — Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the JewsBy Abigail Pogrebin —
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter