The Charlie Hebdo shootings and the attack on a Pamela Geller-organized event in Texas have raised debate about just what constitutes free speech. J.J. Goldberg says it ain’t as tough a question as it sounds.
A new encyclical from the Pope will aggressively take up the issue of climate change. But J.J. Goldberg wonders if Catholic members of Congress will be listening.
Sheldon Adelson, the right-wing casino mogul, faces a lawsuit that involves allegations of organized crime ties in China. J.J. Goldberg explains how the suit could put his entire empire at risk.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s dilemma is pretty clear, J.J. Goldberg writes. If his shaky coalition falls, he’s back to Square One. If it survives, it could make Israel an international pariah.
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.