Bibi’s naming of Avigdor Lieberman as defense minister brings the long-simmering tensions between Israel’s military and civilian leaderships to a boil, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Israel’s government is trying to reassert control over a military that’s been acting like an alternate source of authority, J.J. Goldberg writes.
It’s been assumed that only a miracle could land Donald Trump in the Oval Office. The Democrats are hard at work concocting that miracle, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Conservatives think Obama aide Ben Rhodes proved a White House lie wrought Middle East catastrophe. They’re right about the lie, J.J. Goldberg says, but they’re blaming the wrong administration. They should look in the mirror.
White House foreign policy wunderkind Ben Rhodes is under fire for dishing all too freely on the Iran nuclear deal, which some now claim was based on a pack of lies, J.J. Goldberg writes.
What on earth could have possessed the second-in-command of Israel’s armed forces to kick off Yom Hashoah, the national Holocaust remembrance day, with a May 4 speech likening Israel today to Germany on the eve of World War II?
Israel could be headed for choppy waters in its relations with Germany, its most important ally in Europe.
Bernie Sanders could spend the next few months in a grudge match against Hillary Clinton. Or he could seize the moment to shape America by building a movement behind his vision, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Passover had a certain bittersweet cast to it this year. I don’t think I’m the only one who felt it.
This election season shows a shift in who represents the Jewish community in the political arena. One reason is the Sanders campaign, J.J. Goldberg writes. Another is Super PAC giving.