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  • Four lies you’ve been told about Romney’s visit to Israel

    July 31, 2012 | 7:09 am There has been much spin surrounding Mitt Romney’s recent visit to Israel - but how much of it is true? Netanyahu endorsed Mitt Romney. No, he didn’t. ‎ We all assume, and for... read on
  • July 31, 2012

    July 31, 2012 | 1:18 am In-depth A terrorist is a terrorist. Europe got it wrong In an opinion piece for the Times of London, Tzipi Livni raps the European Union for its failure to recognize Hezbollah as a... read on
  • The Rosner-Cohen Exchange Part V: Are you biased against intermarried Jews?

    July 30, 2012 | 9:16 am This is the fifth ‎part in an ongoing debate with Prof. Steven M. Cohen of the Hebrew Union College, and Director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner. Part I is here,... read on
  • Mitt Romney’s speech in Jerusalem

    July 30, 2012 | 2:05 am
  • July 30, 2012

    July 30, 2012 | 1:02 am In-depth Iran sanctions halt long-range ballistic-missile development The increasingly severe sanctions on Iran over its nuclear ambitions could be having an effect on the country’s... read on
  • Romney in Israel, the real story

    July 29, 2012 | 4:01 am Reason Relax, there’s no “real story.” Romney came to Israel for many reasons, but the one ‎most important reason is as simple as this: He needed to go someplace, and Israel is as... read on
  • Obama signs US-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act

    July 29, 2012 | 12:52 am
  • July 29, 2012

    July 29, 2012 | 12:33 am In-depth Syrian Chemical Weapons and Al-Qaida Writing in Algemeiner, Dore Gold warns that Syria’s WMD stockpile must be secured, and not just to prevent attacks in the Mideast.... read on
  • Struggling with mourning on Tisha b’Av? Join the oh-so-Jewish club of ‎confusion

    July 27, 2012 | 8:29 am Last week, I had lunch with President Shimon Peres at his residence. A ‎fascinating two-hour break from my usual schedule, talking mostly ‎about history and its lessons – or... read on
  • July 27, 2012

    July 27, 2012 | 1:33 am In-depth Alive and well Judaism is enjoying an unexpected revival, writes says David Landau in The Economist, but there are deep religious and political divisions, mostly centered on... read on
  • The Rosner-Cohen Exchange Part IV: Do you have to have money to be Jewishly engaged?

    July 26, 2012 | 6:56 am ‎This is the fourth ‎part in an ongoing debate with Prof. Steven M. Cohen of the Hebrew Union College, and Director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner. The first part... read on
  • July 26, 2012

    July 26, 2012 | 12:12 am In-depth Bandar Is Back Former Saudi ambassador to the US Bandar bin Sultan has returned to the spotlight with his appointment as the kingdom’s intelligence chief, but what does it... read on
  • July 25, 2012

    July 25, 2012 | 12:00 am In-depth On Syria, Romney Offers Criticism But Few Distinctions Is there a difference between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama when it comes to Syria policy? Not really, says Scott Conroy... read on
  • Netanyahu Approval tracker: The PM is in the negative zone

    July 24, 2012 | 10:40 am With Israel’s political arena in turmoil, the Prime Minister is also suffering. For the first time since last fall, the Benjamin Netanyahu’s approval numbers are negative. For the first... read on
  • July 24, 2012

    July 24, 2012 | 1:16 am In-depth As Syria Teeters, So Do Decades-Old Assumptions About the Middle East The conflict is testing the brittle bonds of a national identity in states carved out of old Ottoman... read on

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