Club Med: Israel, Egypt, and Others Form New Natural Gas Group
The new grouping is meant to jump-start the Eastern Mediterranean’s energy revolution.
Lawsuits Seek to Stop Censure of Israel Boycott Movement
The ACLU is fighting efforts by state legislatures to force contractors to pledge they won’t back BDS.
Nationalists of the World, Unite!
Yoram Hazony's work provides a global scaffolding for the new far-right.
Holy Land for Sale
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate is selling church land that’s ending up in the hands of Israeli settler groups. Its Palestinian Christian congregants are furious.
A Literary Star but Politically Irrelevant
The late novelist Amos Oz was an icon of an Israeli elite long shorn of its power and status.
How the Mighty Have Fallen
Israeli literary icon Amos Oz died on Dec. 28 at age 79. Author Ayelet Tsabari considers his legacy.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2019
As U.S. leadership fades, authoritarian leaders are competing to see how much they can get away with.
Ever Cagey, Netanyahu Calls an Early Election He’s Expected to Win
The Israeli prime minister looks to get out ahead of legal and security threats to his tenure.
Netanyahu’s Toy Soldiers
Israel’s prime minister is now also its defense minister—but he’s mostly interested in the job for PR.
If the U.S. Government Won’t Act, Airbnb Will
While the White House rubber-stamps Benjamin Netanyahu’s every move, the online rental company is cracking down on Israel’s illegal settlements.
Trump Thinks He’s Helping the U.S.-Saudi Relationship. He’s Hurting It.
By avoiding a credible investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, dismissing CIA findings, and failing to take advantage of his negotiating leverage, the American president has imperiled the future of an important strategic alliance.
Israel’s About-Face on Gaza
Netanyahu may be changing his mind about war. If he does, it will be thanks to an environmental and health disaster that threatens to cross the border.
In Israel, a Coalition of the Barely Willing
Netanyahu outmaneuvers rivals, heads off early election.
Why There’s No Palestinian Protest Vote in Jerusalem
Candidates who ran for local office were subjected to violent threats by fellow Palestinians, but they have vowed to do it again.
Oman Just Bought Israeli Insurance
Why is Sultan Qaboos cozying up to Benjamin Netanyahu? The answer is in Washington.
In Cyberwar, There Are Some (Unspoken) Rules
A recent article argues that the lack of legal norms invites cyberconflict. But governments know the price of overreach and are refraining from unleashing their full capabilities.
Trump First, Jews Later
Israeli government officials are helping to normalize the violent anti-Semitism of the Christian right.
Netanyahu Envoy Throws Midterm Lifeline to Republicans
The Israeli prime minister is riling Democrats by bedding down with Trump.
Tel Aviv’s One-State Reality
Palestinians running in municipal elections offer a glimpse of a shared future.