Sorry Bibi, the Palestinians Are Not ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Jewish Settlers

Using words that hint of genocide for crass political ends is beneath the standards of Israel.


Israel’s ‘Unfair’ Trial: Suspected Hamas Agent Isn’t Getting Due Process, Says Amnesty

The Gaza director of a high-profile charity allegedly transferred tens of millions of dollars to Hamas.


Elie Wiesel’s Moral Imagination Never Reached Palestine

The great writer’s humanitarianism knew no bounds — except where it met his nationalism.


The Democratic Party’s Israel Crack-Up

The contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has exposed faultlines between Democrats on Israel and Palestine.


A Deadly Shooting, a General’s Revolt, and the Rise of Israel’s New Right

The appointment of Avigdor Liberman as Israel's new defense minister is jolting the country’s politics and sparking fears of a "shoot first, and ask questions later" military policy.

Shadow Government

For Middle East Peace, Look to Israel’s Arab Partners

Obama should focus on facilitating the burgeoning relations between Israel and America’s most important Arab friends.

Shadow Government

Palestine’s Broken Leadership

As the Obama administration winds down, one of its great regrets is that it has not achieved a breakthrough in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, much less a peace settlement.

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