Jared Kushner and the Art of Humiliation
Trump’s son-in-law has become known as a deal-maker. But with the Palestinians, his approach appears to be take it or leave it.
The Bibi Slayer?
By advocating clean and courteous politics, a retired general is giving Netanyahu a run for his money.
Theresa May Is Negotiating Like Yasser Arafat
The late Palestinian leader was legendary for forsaking promising opportunities, caving to extremists, and failing to appreciate the challenges of negotiating against a stronger opponent. Britain’s prime minister has perfected his diplomatic style.
The New Pro-Israel Law That Could Backfire on Israel
A bid to temper Palestinian security funding cuts before they go into effect this week fell short.
Can Israel’s Iron Wall Contain Hamas?
Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has tried to keep the Islamist group in check, but the situation in Gaza is as unstable as ever.
Dear Democrats: Don’t Let Trump Kill the Two-State Solution
Here’s how the new Congress should buy time for Israeli-Palestinian peace under the next president.
How the Jewish Left and Palestinian Arabs Can Remake Israeli Politics
A political alliance between Israel’s left wing and Arab parties could topple Benjamin Netanyahu.
Palestinian in Israel
The population the government refers to as "Arab-Israeli" is increasingly embracing the term "Palestinian."
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.
Americans Are Increasingly Critical of Israel
New polling shows that the U.S. public’s views on Israel’s policies are shifting.
U.S. Mulls End To Remaining Aid Programs For Palestinians
Funds to Palestinian security agencies that cooperate with Israel are also in jeopardy.
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.
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.
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.
Merging the U.S. Consulate and Embassy in Jerusalem Is a Mistake
Trump is pushing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict toward a one-state solution.
Did Camp David Doom the Palestinians?
A new diplomatic history argues that the United States, Egypt, and Israel prevented a Palestinian state from emerging. But leaders such as Yasser Arafat bear much of the blame.