Jewish liberals -- in Israel and the Diaspora -- need to realize that the time has come to stop mourning Israel's idealized image.
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Maybe it's war trauma, or the sterile ceasefire talks that collapsed again, but lately it seems that the Israeli central-left is beginning to wake from a long dormant period.
Shavit, as a gifted writer, both attentive and opinionated, takes the reader on a personal journey across the length and breadth of Zionist history.
When we write our stories to future generations, we are tempted to tell stories of our successes. It's how we want to be seen and remembered, as succe...
In the United States today, students can freely discuss anything... except Israel. How crazy is that? The same people who set limits on debate in college are also in the book censoring business.
It didn't take one prominent neocon long to figure out that that the Iran deal -- and the prospect of ending the stalemate with Iran without recourse to war -- has put the Democrats in a box.
Leon Wieseltier has written his own Tractatus. At least that's the unequivocal aphoristic style in which the first three paragraphs of his review of A...
Somehow Ari Shavit, like most Israeli and American commentators analyzing the standoff with Iran, never gets around to the fact that Israel has had nuclear weapons for the past half a century.
Congress could remove doubt over Obama's Iran policies by creating a well-defined framework and a timeline that would be mandated by law, leaving no room for Iranian or Israeli uncertainty over the position of the United States.
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