Meet Isaac Herzog, the Israeli Politician Who Speaks English With a Democratic Accent

Labor’s new leader wants to mend ties with Washington, and he’s looking at Obama and de Blasio for inspiration

Abbas Demands Three-Year Limit on Israeli Presence in West Bank After Agreement

Israel, meanwhile, seeks a gradual withdrawal in the 10-50 year range

Leave Yair Netanyahu Alone!

The prime minister’s son’s love life is of no theological-historical significance

Israeli Economic Leaders Fearful of Potential Boycotts Head to Davos

As part of World Economic Forum-supported peace initiative

Did Netanyahu Invent the Demand that Israel Be Recognized as a Jewish State?

The short answer is “no.” The long answer is also “no.”

Dear Mahmoud Abbas: Why Not Recognize Israel as a Jewish State?

A letter to the president of the Palestinian Authority about peace, love, and self-determination

What’s on Bibi’s Bookshelf?

A Hebrew copy of the New Testament, among other things

Kerry Says Peace Still Possible

While Netanyahu slams Abbas’ celebration of released prisoners as heroes

Jonathan Pollard and the Palestinian Prisoner Release

Weighing the cost of peace against the spoils of peace

In 2013, America Swapped Its Sledgehammer for a Scalpel. Here’s Who Won and Lost.

The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead

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