As he struggles to negotiate with embittered former allies, Benjamin Netanyahu is learning Jimmy Durante’s old lesson: Be careful who you kick on your way up, because they’ll kick you back on your way down.
Benjamin Netanyahu is racing against the clock to cobble together a right-wing coalition before a Wednesday deadline. J.J. Goldberg says it’s going to be a cliffhanger.
Israel isn’t the only place where the political and military echelon are split. J.J. Goldberg analyzes a similar divide within Hamas and what it might mean.
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.