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  • Israel is a moderate country: 20 short notes on the election

    January 23, 2013 | 6:35 am 1. First things first: late on election night I wrote a long article for the print edition. The headline is: Voters to Netanyahu: Get new friends. Since I don’t want to repeat... read on
  • January 23, 2013

    January 23, 2013 | 3:36 am The US Headline:  Clinton to appear before congress over Bengazi attacks To Read:  Thomas Friedman suggests a new approach to overcoming the global diplomatic rut the US is... read on
  • OPEN POST, Election Day: Play the coalition game

    January 22, 2013 | 5:01 am As the results of election day gradually unfold, we will bring you realtime updates and analysis in this election day open post.   02:15am: In case you want to play a small... read on
  • January 22, 2013

    January 22, 2013 | 3:28 am The US Headline:  Obama speech suggests modest foreign Policy for second term  To Read:  Martin Indyk and Robert Kagan urge Obama to play a more active role in foreign affairs in... read on
  • The Rosner-Gerstein exchange, part 2: Are American Jews becoming less attached to Israel?

    January 21, 2013 | 12:57 pm Jim Gerstein is a founding partner of GBA Strategies  based in D.C., which provides strategic planning and communications services. He acts as pollster for J Street and was executive... read on
  • January 21, 2013

    January 21, 2013 | 3:09 am The US Headline:  ‘I did it’: Obama takes oath To Read:  Fouad Ajami believes that the world cannot expect to see a lot of military assistance from the Obama-Kerry-Hagel... read on
  • Last Election Poll-Trend tracker: 67-53 (or maybe 66-54?)

    January 20, 2013 | 12:23 pm With an election season which has shown us very little substance, and with a law that forbids new polls from being published in the last days of the campaign, we are now in the midst... read on
  • The World Against Lapid

    January 20, 2013 | 8:46 am Updated: October 15, 2013   It’s the world against Yesh Atid, Yair Lapid’s party. Just a couple of months ago Lapid was bold enough to publically state that he wants to be Prime... read on
  • January 20, 2013

    January 20, 2013 | 2:58 am The US Headline: Obama officially begins 2nd term To Read: On the eve of Obama’s second inauguration speech, Foreign Policy’s Daniel Drezner offers a wittily revised version of his... read on
  • January 18, 2013

    January 18, 2013 | 2:57 am The US Headline:  Rescue Raid Turns Deadly To Read: Robert Satloff believes that the Hagel nomination raises serious doubts about Obama's willingness to act on Iran. In this... read on
  • The 2013 campaign: 5 days, 34 mandates, 67 votes, 8 lost - or maybe not

    January 17, 2013 | 9:07 am Election Day is just a few days away, so focusing our attention mostly on Israeli politics seems natural – if exhausting at times. What we have for you today are two... read on
  • January 17, 2013

    January 17, 2013 | 3:38 am The US Headline: Militants Seize Americans and Other Hostages in Algeria To Read: 6 Things You Need to Know About Denis McDonough Joshua E. Keating of Foreign Policy brings... read on
  • Things one shouldn’t be writing about until one does some research: Abortion in Israel

    January 16, 2013 | 6:39 am This will be an occasional series in which we shame the good people that insist on making false claims – usually in the service of ideology. And today: Dibur Acher of Jewschool,... read on
  • January 16, 2013

    January 16, 2013 | 3:50 am The US Headline: Schumer Backs Hagel Nomination To Read: As Barack Obama prepares for his second inauguration, Wil Haygood of the Washington Post looks at the similarities between... read on
  • So, Obama says Israel doesn’t know its own interests…

    January 15, 2013 | 5:04 am The Israeli press – and some Americans – became apoplectic over a nugget of trivia exposed by the indefatigable and indispensable Jeffrey Goldberg: When informed about the Israeli... read on

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