Netanyahu to Skip Nelson Mandela Funeral

Citing cost, Israeli premier ignites a firestorm among detractors

U.S. Citizen Killed in Benghazi; LA’s Kabbalah Centre Sued

Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news

Israeli Politician or Character from ‘The Wire’?

Take the quiz!

Bob Dylan’s Legal Woes; A ‘Sufganiyot Anthem’

Plus spotting Bibi on the street in Jerusalem, and more in the news

How Isaac Herzog Could Tilt Israeli Politics to the Left—Even If He Won’t Be Prime Minister

By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence

Why Netanyahu Gave Pope Francis His Father’s History of the Spanish Inquisition

It might seem undiplomatic, but it was actually pretty clever.

Bibi Meets Pope Francis; Dreidel World Series

Plus gunfire exchanged in the Golan Heights, and more in the news

A Brief Survey of Bibi Singing

Across the years, the Israeli prime minister channels Luther Vandross

Israeli Opposition to Iran Deal Not Based on Ego

It’s based on existence

Hollande: Halt Settlements; Utah’s ‘Zion Curtain’

Plus Bibi offers now-famous U.N. interpreter a job, and more in the news

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