Barack Obama’s Turkish Fruitcake

President Erdogan builds an opulent palace for himself, part of a 20-year mess that is American Middle East policy

What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Apartheid?

Kerry and others talk in terms of demographics, but it’s a question of rights

Israel, Palestinians, Jordan Sign Water Deal

Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?

On Cory Booker’s Jewishness

The Newark mayor and Senate hopeful has got some game

Sundown: The Obama Push for Peace Continues

Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription

Qatar’s Call for Peace and Muhammed al-Dura

How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?

Nathan Schwartz Is 12 and Cooler Than All of Us

The Child Lord of Instagram is friendly with all the rappers

Daybreak: Overdue Justice for Daniel Pearl?

Plus U.S. chides UN Human Rights Council for excessive focus on Israel

Sundown: Sequester Deal Looks Unlikely

Plus President Obama may nix Israel trip if no new coalition forms

Daybreak: John Kerry to Visit Israel After All

Plus Ambassador Oren’s close link to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane

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