November 29, 2012 | 9:52 am
If Israel is indeed somewhat nervous about a Secretary of State Susan Rice, it would be far more nervous about a Secretary of State or Defense Chuck Hagel.
November 28, 2012 | 8:05 am
That France and Spain have decided to go along with Palestinians' bid for non-member observer status at the UN is not necessarily good news for Palestine.
November 27, 2012 | 7:12 am
The fact is that the Likud is a right wing party, and it's time some people got used to it; Israeli voters – unlike their representatives in most media outlets – tend to be quite fond of right-wing political parties.
November 26, 2012 | 8:16 am
It's been clear for a while that Barak's political future could well be in doubt; meanwhile, who will pay the price for Livni's return?
November 25, 2012 | 10:23 am
With this new data we present what we believe is a convincing picture, according to which there’s a broad agreement between the different polls.
November 22, 2012 | 6:13 am
It is almost comical to see how quickly all the pundits and politicians go back to their usual habits, and make Operation Pillar of Defense a clear demonstration of their own long-claimed contentions.
November 21, 2012 | 11:02 am
As Israel and Gaza agree on a truce, some lessons on decision-making under pressure from a professor of rationality and a warrior-scholar-politician.
November 20, 2012 | 8:24 am
What was the calculus behind Hamas’ decision to allow and abet this growing harassment of Israeli civilians? What was the logic behind it – assuming there is some? What was it trying to achieve?
November 19, 2012 | 9:21 am
Being able to form a relatively wide coalition, without having to take in any of the center-left parties, will give Netanyahu much greater leverage in coalition negotiations.
November 18, 2012 | 11:52 am
My five-year-old daughter Yael just called from Tel Aviv to say that she’s doing fine. She’s a bit scared, but that’s only because I’m not there to watch her — if I were home, she would not be afraid.
November 16, 2012 | 10:27 am
One can argue that the operation is in fact quite risky for Netanyahu, politically speaking. What if Pillar of Defense is not successful?
November 15, 2012 | 5:48 am
The vicious cycle of violence is never static, and we hope that after reaching a certain crescendo it will go down; the only question is how many people – Israelis and Palestinians - must get hurt before the violence subsides.
November 14, 2012 | 11:39 am
American Jewish communities can benefit from having organized, vibrant, Israeli component, and an organized, vibrant Israeli community can learn a lot from non-Israeli Jews in their neighborhood.
November 13, 2012 | 10:39 am
Tikkun Olam today is used in a markedly Jewish context that often smacks of an attempt to wrap simple liberalism in Jewish garb, or to attribute Jewish meaning to activities that have little to do with Judaism. Some thoughts from the GA.
November 12, 2012 | 7:55 am
Has Israel ceased to be an issue for voters simply because their chosen candidate easily passes the 'supportive of Israel' threshold?
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