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settlements

Watching the Israeli government convulse itself over 40 homes in the illegal settlement outpost of Amona, an outsider could be forgiven for wondering whether it...
post-presidency

In recent months, there’s been a lot of speculation about whether President Obama would use his last months in office to take a parting shot...
terror fires

The primary culprit for the wave of fires that swept through Israel in recent days was nature, not a criminal mind or the unpreparedness of...
Israel

Donald Trump’s election as president has already had one negative effect: It seems to have turned most Israeli cabinet ministers into radical leftists. By that...
Israel

A regular reader of Odeh Bisharat’s op-eds in Haaretz might reasonably conclude that the Israeli Arab author doesn’t like his country very much. So I...
Donald Trump

Nothing about Donald Trump’s campaign leads one to believe that he pays much attention to his advisors, and his stunning electoral victory–achieved largely by ignoring...
Israeli Left

If there’s one thing that infuriates me about Israeli leftists, it’s that they spend so much time howling about nonexistent threats to Israeli democracy that...
Jerusalem

The Palestinians already had a long list of grievances against the state of Israel. Some are understandable, albeit a function of the conflict they have...
Obama

This week the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization—UNESCO—voted yet again to validate Palestinians claims that deny Jewish ties to the holiest places in...
Jerusalem

In a saner era, the latest archeological discovery in Jerusalem would be the sort of thing only academics or ancient history buffs would care about....
Morocco

As Israel prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War next year, it might seem that the basic narrative is already well-known. As...
peace now

It was business as usual at the United Nations on Friday as the Security Council devoted a session to criticizing Israel. Just to make sure that the...