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What should be done about the “the ignominy of Sderot”? That is Hillel Halkin’s term for the fact that a “reasonably prosperous city of some...

On May 24th, COMMENTARY's editor-at-large Norman Podhoretz received the Guardian of Zion Award from the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies at Bar-Ilan University. The...

On Monday, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert survived three no-confidence motions in the Knesset: one after the Winograd Report (only the executive summary is available in...

For Israel’s foreign minister, Tzipi Livni, it was a moment of truth: would she call for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s resignation following the devastating Winograd...

Here's how Nahum Barnea, perhaps Israel's most prominent columnist, anticipated the release yesterday afternoon of the long-awaited Winograd Committee report on the 2006 war in...

In one of the more insightful assessments of the Jewish situation of late, Martin Kramer (of the Washington Institute, the Shalem Center, and Harvard University)...

The sorry spectacle of Israel's political system going through one financial scandal after another—the latest involves finance minister Abraham Hirchson, accused of embezzling large sums...

Well, in case you weren't absolutely certain, it's now official: Israel is the least-liked country in the world. A new BBC poll of the attitudes...

Maybe. But it certainly doesn't need the one it has now. Whether because his term of office runs out next July or because, before that,...

I was thinking this morning of Ariel Sharon, who has just finished his first year in a coma at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. It's a...

Hebrew University law professor Ruth Gavison, one of Israel's most respected legal intellectuals, is said to owe her failure to be appointed to Israel's supreme...