November 19, 2012 | 8:21 am
Our updated Israel Poll Trends tracker, aggregated and configured by Prof. Camil Fuchs, puts a possible Likud-right-religious political bloc (and possible coalition) at 69 mandates,... read on
November 19, 2012 | 2:04 am
The Israeli Assault on Gaza: How Surgical Are the Strikes?
Karl Vick of Time Magazine takes a look at Israel's efforts to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza.
In... read on
November 18, 2012 | 10:52 am
A. Worried father in Santa Monica
Here’s a link to my IHT-NYT article from Friday:
My five-year-old daughter Yael just called from Tel Aviv to say that she’s doing fine. She’s a... read on
November 18, 2012 | 2:25 am
Neri Zilber of Foreign Policy takes a look at how Israelis try to maintain normal life under rocket fire.
In a sports kiosk in the southern Israeli... read on
November 16, 2012 | 9:27 am
1. On the one hand: been there, done that. This round of violence is not much different than previous ones.
2. On the other hand: nothing stands still in the Middle East. During the... read on
November 16, 2012 | 2:43 am
Hamas Shows Its True Colors With Rocket Attacks on Israel
In its editorial, Bloomberg News lays the blame for the latest flare-up in violence between Israel and Gaza... read on
November 15, 2012 | 4:48 am
Nine months ago, I posted a short article entitled “Four short questions about Gaza”. It begins thus:
Is there a better option for Israel than the one it is using now - namely, to... read on
November 15, 2012 | 3:02 am
Israel’s Message to Hamas Should Resonate in Washington
The attacks on Israel from Gaza shows the U.S. must take a hard look at its Mideast policies, writes Jonathan Tobin... read on
November 14, 2012 | 10:39 am
It was the third day of the GA, and Baltimore saw its share of morning rain, and it was early – relatively early – when my first of two panel sessions began. So I can’t say it was a... read on
November 13, 2012 | 11:10 pm
“Palestine” Does Not Qualify as a “State”
Rick Richman of Commentary argues that Mahmoud Abbas' statehood bid is unfeasible, as the Palestinians do not meet the... read on
November 13, 2012 | 9:39 am
After a couple of weeks of mostly political coverage, I'm once again surrounded by Jewish professionals and activists at the Baltimore General Assembly of the North American Jewish... read on
November 13, 2012 | 3:04 am
The Forward presents its annual list of the 50 most influential Jews in the United States.
This year, the Forward worked especially hard to look beyond... read on