Once a symbol of unity, Israel has become one of the most divisive issues in American Jewish community life. J.J. Goldberg asks: Can we all love Israel even while fighting about it?
A Congressional push to combat anti-Israel boycotts also seeks to bar protests against the settlements. J.J. Goldberg explores how lawmakers are ignoring U.S. policy in their zeal to embrace the Israeli right.
Much has been made of Benjamin Netanyahu’s alliance with American conservatives on Iran. J.J. Goldberg breaks down the lesser-known ties between the White House and Israeli generals.
Tensions between the U.S. and Israel have boiled over before. J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s different when a liberal Democrat is the one in the White House.
President Obama’s approval advantage among American Jews has dipped to its lowest point since he took office. Is that a warning signal for Hillary Clinton?
J.J. Goldberg digs deeper into the conflicting roles that Benjamin Netanyahu and Ariel Sharon played in George W. Bush’s disastrous war in Iraq — and what it means for Iran today.
Benjamin Netanyahu is full of disdain for the nuclear deal with Iran, even though it’s packed with concessions. J.J. Goldberg asks why Israel’s leader finds it so hard to accept a big win.
It’s hard to understand the tangled web of chaos in the Middle East, writes J.J. Goldberg. Until you go back to two men whose misplaced obsession with Saddam Hussein created the mess.
As the rift between President Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu grows wider, J.J. Goldberg stops to ask how much is the result of policy differences and how much is simply personal.
Britain is headed for an election that looks like a tight contest between David Cameron and challenger Ed Miliband, who would become the first Jewish prime minister.