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  • Arab envoys decline Dermer’s push to attend Netanyahu’s Congress speech

    February 25, 2015 | 10:43 am

    Israel’s ambassador to the United States could not convince his counterparts from at least two Arab countries to attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.

    Ron Dermer sent emails to the ambassadors of Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates encouraging them to be...

  • In U.S. relations with Israel, context is key

    December 17, 2014 | 5:08 pm

    The strain in United States-Israel ties is a live issue in the Israel election campaign — and rightfully so. But if you glance at U.S. and Israeli media during the last couple of months, you’d think the relations have never been worse. Jeffrey Goldberg’s article in The Atlantic,...

  • When (former) bosses collide: Adrin Nazarian sums up Berman v. Sherman

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 2, 2012 | 12:01 am

    If the last few weeks of news coverage is any indication, from now until this Tuesday, a shocking number of pundits, analysts and prognosticators will be talking about the race between Rep. Howard Bernan (D - Van Nuys) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D - Sherman Oaks).

    But I wanted a unique...

  • [UPDATE] Gibson’s Maccabee film on hold; screenwriter calls Mel “Jew-hater,” Gibson responds

    April 11, 2012 | 4:49 pm

    It looks like Mel Gibson will not be making his controversial Maccabee revolt movie any time soon.  According to The Wrap, Warner Bros. didn’t care for the script screenwriter Joe Eszterhas delivered in February and has put the project on hold: “Warner’s has since passed on it,...

  • Did Anthony Weiner’s Jewish Penis Crave Sex with a Jewish Woman?

    By Ilana Angel

    June 9, 2011 | 1:21 am

    I read an article yesterday in The Atlantic  by Jeffrey Goldberg.  It was short and sweet, as I assume Anthony Weiner’s penis is.  It got me thinking about the stereotypes of sex with Jewish women, and I felt the need to share my two cents since I am a Jewish woman, so let’s talk...

  • Goldblog is a pro-J Street blog

    March 30, 2011 | 10:38 am

    Ordinarily, I would not be so vociferous in the defense of J Street, but the hearing last week in the Knesset held to determine whether or not J Street is a pro-Israel organization (“No” was the answer from the revanchists who organized the inquiry) made me almost physically...

  • PA subpoena for reporter’s testimony shelved

    March 17, 2010 | 1:36 pm

    A federal magistrate ruled that the Palestinian Authority cannot force a reporter from The Atlantic magazine to testify in a terror-related lawsuit, Politico reported.

    Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, was subpoenaed recently by the Palestinian Authority...

  • Photographer under fire for demonizing McCain

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 16, 2008 | 3:49 pm

    Jill Greenberg, who is not related, is under fire for portraits she shot of John McCain for the cover of The Atlantic. The photo the magazine chose was tame, but other photoshopped images on Greenberg’s site, like the one above, portray the Republican presidential candidate as...