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The Teapacks are an Israeli pop group, said to be punk-influenced, whose music is no doubt as ghastly as that of all such groups—if music...

Staking out a distinctive position in today's debate over Iran is no easy matter. Every foreign-policy maven has a formula to suggest or a wider...

Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, has just accused the European Union of being too pro-Israel, despite the EU's recent pledge of 264...

The ascent of Hamas to power in January 2006 has brought sharply into relief the intransigent rejectionism at the heart of much Palestinian politics and...

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...

“In the morning at Yad Vashem, photos of the inhuman Warsaw Ghetto; in the afternoon, we go to the ghetto in Ramallah. It’s enough to...

Viewing producer James Cameron and director Simcha Jacobovici's documentary film The Lost Tomb of Jesus, which deals with the alleged discovery of Jesus and his...

One of the discouraging things about the Arab world is the epistemological deficit. I am visiting Saudi Arabia now, on a State Department speaker’s program, giving...

I was happy to receive Dan Fleshler's reply to my previous post about him and other "progressive" critics of Israel. Since the column he wrote...

Alvin Rosenfeld's essay, "'Progressive' Jewish Thought and the New Anti-Semitism," published in pamphlet form by the American Jewish Committee, continues to provoke discussion. Articles in...

Tariq Ramadan, the Swiss Muslim celebrity academic and British government adviser who teaches at Oxford, is complaining again of his exclusion from the United States,...

It made big headlines in Israel on Wednesday, February 21, but I don't imagine it got more than scant attention, if that much, anywhere else. "Police...