Daybreak: U.S. Ups Pressure on Iran

Plus Shalit and Grapel, East Jerusalem plans, and more in the news

Shaken Up

Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways

Daybreak: Guess Who’s Coming to New York

Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news

September Dawns, the General Assembly Nears

Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?

Yet Another Egypt Pipeline Explosion

Sabotages could break the Israeli peace, shove Jordan into Iran’s arms

A Spin

Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman

Sundown: Report Delayed for Breathing Room

Plus, remembering Yoni Netanyahu, and more

Palestine’s Most Surprising Opponent

Neighboring Jordan might fear statehood even more than Israel

Daybreak: Unity Blues

Plus Obama ditches Weiner, and more in the news

By the Numbers

Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress this week, filled with falsehoods and untruths, defies the spirit of this week’s parasha, which urges us to be diligent with numbers and facts

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