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Comical Posturing on Israel

David A. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Harris

Keep talking, Mr. Cantor. You're just helping to keep Jews pulling the lever for Democrats.

The Chutzpah of Obama's Jewish Critics

Marc R. Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marc R. Stanley

No one can credibly claim that Obama and his administration are not talking with Israel. The fact is that the Obama administration is not only talking with Israelis, they are intensely collaborating.

This Is What Is Wrong With a Jewish State

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

It's up to a Jewish state to recognize when a policy of collective punishment is self-defeating as well as immoral, and to call a halt. It's up to this Jewish state to redefine patriotism.

Haarets Launches Project To Monitor Outposts

Israel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The following is the first phase of a project aimed at helping monitor outposts and clarify the potential difficulty in countering them for the sake o...

My Pro-Israel Friends Need Pro-Zac

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Gellman

What was once a proud, smart, intelligent, nuanced, and diverse movement has devolved into a combination cult-booster club.

In Israel, Adam Lambert Would Have Won

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bradley Burston

Many Americans view Kris Allen as holding the fort against the darkness of diversity and/or non-Christianity.

Obama Caving on Gays in the Military

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

In Washington, we know about commissions and study groups and promise-them-anything when you're trolling for votes. But after the election... well, memories fade.

An Ugly and Symptomatic Consequence of Israel's Palestinian Occupation

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Schwartz

A T-shirt from the Givati Brigade's Shaked battalion shows a pregnant Palestinian woman with a bull's-eye superimposed on her belly, with the slogan, in English, "1 shot, 2 kills."

Why Does the World Media Love to Hate Israel?

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bradley Burston

Originally appeared on I was just in the States, speaking to members of Ameinu, an organization which, the times notwithstanding, remai...

Gaza Operation: Signs Of Rift Among Israel's Leaders

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four days after the launch of "Operation Cast Lead" in the Gaza Strip, the first signs of a rift among the Israeli leadership over the campaign's mana...

Famed Israeli Journalist Decries Civilian Casualties in Gaza -- But Who is Amira Hass?

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

Hass is not only an Israeli but both of her parents are Holocaust survivors. She has become the most prominent Israeli journalist to make it her mission to report as often as possible from Gaza and the West Bank.

Israel, Stop! Just. Stop.

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lorelei Kelly

Killing lots of people on the other side is not only ineffective, it is counterproductive. It hurts your cause. It gets more of your own people killed in the long run. Israel, you are so better than this.

Attack on Gaza: As Usual, U.S. Media (And Most Liberals) Silent -- As Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The foreign press, and even Haaretz in Israel, carries more balanced accounts than the American media.

Seismic Diplomacy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Carmichael

Like a seismic tremor before a volcanic explosion, the pressure for peace in the Middle East is ratcheting upwards on the diplomatic Richter Scale.

Israeli Soldier Reportedly Strikes Journalist With Rifle, IDF Investigating

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Israel Defense Forces spokesman said late Saturday that the IDF is investigating an alleged attack on a Haaretz photojournalist on assignment in He...

Israeli Daily Denounced by French Government for Attack on Obama

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

Citing alleged insider knowledge of talks conducted between Obama and French President Sarkozy, Haaretz's front page story berated the U.S. Democratic candidate as "utterly immature." The strategy backfired.

Did Israel Know About Iran Report Before Bush?

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to Haaretz, Israel has known about the Iran NIE "for more than a month. The first information on it was passed on to Defense Minister Ehud B...