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In the Holy Land, Romney to Court the Jewish Vote

Every four years, a Republican presidential candidate claims he can lure Jewish voters away from the Democratic Party. And every cycle, most of those voters stay...

TIME’s Interview with Ehud Barak: The Transcript

Ehud Barak carries the title of Israel’s defense minister, but his ambit extends a good deal further; no one is quite sure how far.  His chemistry with prime...

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MAIL Middle East Politics Richard Stengel's portrait of Benjamin Netanyahu is thought-provoking ["Bibi's Choice," May 28]. Yet since one of Netanyahu's basic...

Bibi's Choice

On the final night of passover, Benjamin Netanyahu is carrying a tray piled high with the sweet marzipan cookies Moroccan Jews eat to celebrate the end of the...

Must-Reads from Around the World, May 8, 2012

Late-Night Surprise – Israel’s Haaretz reports on the unexpected agreement early Tuesday between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition Kadima Party...

Iran Progress=Bad News for Neocons

We should be very careful about predicting good news when it comes to negotiations with the Iranians. We’ve come close to making deals in the past–remember...

Is Netanyahu Dreaming in Cuban on Iran?

President Barack Obama, speaking Saturday in Turkey on the Iran nuclear standoff, reiterated his belief that “there is a window of time to solve this...

Must-Reads from Around the World: April 6, 2012

Warring Words - Der Spiegel reports on the raging controversy surrounding German Nobel laureate Günter Grass’s new poem, which is sharply critical of Israel. The...

Israel’s Rule of Law

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled against the Netanyahu government and order an unsanctioned Israeli settler outpost on the West Bank to be shut down by August...