Ehud Olmert, Anti-Corruption Crusader

Before he was convicted of massive wrongdoing, the former prime minister was a fierce moralizer. What happened?

Ehud Olmert Gets Six-Year Prison Sentence

Former Israeli prime minister was convicted of two counts of bribery in March

Ehud Olmert Convicted of Bribery Charges

Former prime minister found guilty of accepting bribes for Holyland complex

A Guide to Israel’s Municipal Elections

The potential new mayors of Tel Aviv, Haifa,  and Jerusalem

Two Years After Gilad Shalit’s Release, His Negotiator Looks Back—and Ahead

In his new book, ‘The Negotiator,’ Long Island-born Gershon Baskin says the prisoner swap that saved the soldier was worth it

As Chinese-Israeli Relations Enjoy a Second Honeymoon, America Frets

The last time China and the Jewish state drew close, the United States drove them apart. Now there’s even more at stake.

Are the Israel Defense Forces Finally Ready for the Next Lebanon War?

Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there

Our Arrested Development

The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family

Daybreak: State of Union Stays Local

Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously

Ehud Olmert, Philip Roth, and The Counterlife

A startling example of life imitating art

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