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Israel

anti-Israel

In the last week, two influential groups issued platforms that demonstrated just how far the left has gone in attacking Israel. Both the Black Lives...
settlements

The Jewish left has a problem. Their belief that Israel is the obstacle to peace with the Palestinians has transformed itself over the last generation...
aid deal

For the past year, the Israeli government has been conducting talks with the Obama administration for a renewal of a defense aid package that expires...
Haredi

Reading the Israeli headlines lately, one can see why many American Jews are convinced that ultra-Orthodox extremism is getting worse. On Monday, the Haredi (ultra-Orthodox)...
Israel

Wednesday’s announcement that Guinea is resuming ties with Israel almost half a century after severing them is a nontrivial piece of good news. Granted, Guinea...
Israeli democracy

Critics of Israel and its government just got some more ammunition. On Wednesday, the Knesset voted to approve a measure that would allow it to...
pro-Israel

One plank of the Republican Party's new platform has ignited a debate within the pro-Israel community. Many friends of the Jewish state cheered the draft that...
Breaking the silence

In the three days since Israel passed a law mandating new reporting requirements for NGOs that are primarily funded by foreign governments, there’s one question...
Israeli elections

Should the United States be trying to influence the outcomes of democratic elections held in other countries? Historically, the answer to that question has been...
NGO bill

After a year of talking about it, the Knesset has finally passed a watered-down version of its controversial NGO law. The vote has unleashed a torrent of...
Israel

It’s pure chance that Amir Tibon’s lengthy essay on “Netanyahu vs. the Generals” appeared just 10 days after the Brexit vote, but both demonstrate the...
Settlements

On Monday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon predictably assailed Israel’s announced decision to build 800 new apartments in Ma’aleh Adumim and eastern Jerusalem. He noted that...