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.
The pope has taken a lot of heat for having an opinion about climate change. So has J.J. Goldberg. Here he tells why this is absolutely a Jewish issue that should concern all of us.
Israel denounced the U.N. report on possible Gaza war crimes as biased before the ink was even dry. J.J. Goldberg writes that the 183-page document asks serious questions — and we all deserve answers.
In his new book, Michael Oren accuses Barack Obama of abandoning the principle of ‘no daylight and no surprises’ between the U.S. and Israel. J.J. Goldberg says that argument is just plain wrong — and a historian like Oren should know better.
Two of Israel’s top retired generals told the Jerusalem Post conference how they resisted military action against Iran. J.J. Goldberg reports that the explanation drew howls of outrage from right-wingers who believe attacking Tehran is the only way to protect the Jewish state.
It shouldn’t have surprised anyone that Jack Lew was treated with such disdain at the Jerusalem Post conference. J.J. Goldberg writes that the behevior of the far right-wing crowd is even wearing thin on supporters of Benjamin Netanyahu.
Despite public denials, the Israel military has opened secret talks with Hamas. J.J. Goldberg explains why the negotiations could offer important benefits for both sides — even though Benjamin Netanyahu still opposes the detente.
If Dick Cheney thought any threat that had even a 1% chance should be actionable, J.J. Goldberg wonders what we should make of a climate change disaster that feels 95% certain.
Two weeks after his new cabinet was formally sworn in, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is still juggling cabinet assignments as he struggles with the Rubik’s Cube of his fourth governing coalition.