What Would Shimon Do?

Israel’s last founding father never gave up on peace with Palestine — but he also had plans in case it failed for good.


Can Israel’s Peace Movement Survive the Loss of Shimon Peres?

As the world pays tribute to the former Israeli prime minister, some in the country worry that the two-state solution may have died with him.


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.

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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