Jewish extremists carried out attacks on Palestinians and gay pride marchers hours apart. J.J. Goldberg explains how the killing of a Palestinian toddler may mark a dramatic shift for the anti-Arab movement — and one that Israel may not be able to easily control.
Mike Huckabee set a new low even for the 2016 Republican presidential field when he compared President Obama to the Nazis. But he’s not the only one who could use a lesson on the dangers of hyperbole when it comes to Iran.
Do Israel’s military actions spur anti-Jewish attacks around the world? An Israeli study says yes. But the explosive assessment, taboo in our current discourse, is practically buried in the report.
Israel’s political leaders have lined up against the Iran deal. Not so its security establishment, which is urging Benjamin Netanyahu to work with the U.S. rather than fight a quixotic battle to scuttle the agreement, J.J. Goldberg reports.
Despite Benjamin Netanyahu’s opposition, many in Israel’s security establishment support the Iran nuclear deal, d J.J. Goldberg speaks to a former Shin Bet director who says the prime minister’s biggest mistake was keeping America at arm’s length as the agreement took shape.
Benjamin Netanyahu hammered relentlessly at the world to rein in Iran’s nuclear weapons capability. So J.J. Goldberg says he should take credit for a deal that does a much better job at doing that than anyone could have expected.
The Greek standoff with Europe isn’t easy to get your head around. J.J. Goldberg explains why some are falsely comparing it to Argentina’s debt crisis — and why both have given new life to an ancient anti-Semitic canard.
Don’t look now, but Bernie Sanders is seriously challenging Democratic frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton. He’s stressing democratic socialist policies — not the identity politics his party is used to hearing.
As ISIS declares war on Hamas, J.J. Goldberg looks at the way the group in Gaza has fractured, with extremist elements proving more and more dangerous.
Confused by the shifting goalposts and nasty rhetoric at the Iran nuclear talks? J.J. Goldberg says it’s all smoke and mirrors to placate hardliners on both sides — but the deal is as good as it gets for the world and Israel.