Posts Tagged

Israel

immigration

Imposing reporting requirements on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) is like jailing activists. Criticizing journalists is like physical violence against them. Repatriating citizens of a wealthy, stable...
Iran

On June 18, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps launched missiles into Syria in retaliation for a terrorist attack on Iran’s parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s tomb...
anti-semitism

In January, I wrote about a surprising and heartening turn of events at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, an academic organization devoted...
palestinians

The 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, which fell this week, has sparked much hand-wringing about why Israel still controls the West Bank half a...
Israel

Though Israel’s diplomatic situation has improved remarkably, there’s been one glaring and nontrivial exception: Europe. Hence, it’s encouraging to discover that even in Europe, patient,...
Gaza

If you ask Palestinians in either Gaza or the West Bank who’s responsible for their suffering, most would probably say Israel. But what would they...
middle east

There is perhaps nothing a global class of calcified diplomatic professionals appreciates more than subtlety and nuance. Donald Trump's tour of the world’s three major...
Gaza

Donald Trump and the mainstream press may act like enemies on many issues, but they are the closest of allies when it comes to the...
middle east peace

On any other day, the Wall Street Journal’s report on Tuesday would have been a major bombshell. Instead, it was unjustly overshadowed by the news...
anti-semitism

Although the campus boycott movement just lost a big vote at the University of California, Santa Barbara--16 to nothing, no less--its proponents can take solace...
abbas

One of the running leitmotifs of the Trump presidency so far is the president’s repeated acknowledgment of the fact that issues are more complex than...
Israel

Speaking at official ceremonies marking Israel’s Independence Day, both President Reuven Rivlin and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein warned of the dangers of internal rifts in...