Will Abbas Get Tripped Up by the Palestinian Diaspora?
Palestinians abroad are looking beyond the aging leader.
Israel Goes to War Again, This Time Against Ben & Jerry’s
Israeli leaders press for legal measures after the ice cream company announced it would halt sales in Jewish settlements.
Palestinians Find New Unity After War With Israel
The 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas has unified disparate Palestinian enclaves.
U.S. Support Is Keeping the Undemocratic Palestinian Authority Alive
Mahmoud Abbas’s unelected and illegitimate government is becoming increasingly violent, but Washington’s largesse is keeping it in power.
The Real Reason Lapid Went to Abu Dhabi
The selection shows an Israeli government eager to double down on ties with Arab countries rather than address the Palestinian issue at home.
A Razed Building and Another Possible Flash Point in East Jerusalem
Israel demands Palestinians obtain building permits but rarely grants them.
Israel’s Iron Dome Won’t Last Forever
The recent war in Gaza exposes the limits of a key pillar of the country’s defense strategy.
Did Biden Break the Glass on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
Washington’s new focus on human rights could redefine the United States’ long-standing approach.
‘Economic Peace’ With Israel Won’t Help Palestinians
Market integration only entrenches dependence on Israel.
Israeli Religious Extremists Are Driving Jewish-Arab Street Violence
In the city at the epicenter of recent clashes, relocated settlers from Gaza have brought Jewish supremacism to the heart of what was once a Palestinian city.
Beijing Is Trolling Biden Over Gaza
China’s wolf warrior diplomacy has discovered the Middle East, catching Washington unprepared.
Gen Z Reclaims the Palestinian Cause
Youth activists on both sides of the Green Line have taken up the mantle abandoned by their ostensible leaders.
How Israel Lost the Culture War
Defending the colonial project of occupation won’t work in a world where racial justice has gone mainstream.
The Pointlessness of Mahmoud Abbas
After years in power, does the internationally recognized leader of the Palestinian people represent anyone beyond himself?
Why the Gaza Cease-Fire Won’t Mean Peace
The shooting has stopped, but the grievances that sparked the unrest are far from resolved.
The Fighting Is Over but Underlying Causes Remain
A truce between Israel and Hamas fails to address core issues, including the siege on Gaza.
Violence Isn’t the Only Story in Israel
Not all ethnically mixed cities are in flames. Here’s why some have remained relatively peaceful.