J.J. Goldberg


Benjamin Netanyahu’s Iran Exaggerations Now Clear for All To See

By J.J. Goldberg

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Iran Exaggerations Now Clear for All To See
A massive new leak says Benjamin Netanyahu brazenly hyped the danger of Iran’s nuclear program. J.J. Goldberg explains why the dramatic disclosure couldn’t come at a worse time for Bibi.Read More


Speech-Gate Won't Dethrone Benjamin Netanyahu — But Bottle Deposits Might

By J.J. Goldberg

Speech-Gate Won't Dethrone Benjamin Netanyahu — But Bottle Deposits Might
Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress hasn’t hurt him in the polls. But his wife’s habit of pocketing bottle deposit money just might be his undoing.Read More


No, Mr. President, It Isn't Just Extremism. It's Jihad

By J.J. Goldberg

No, Mr. President, It Isn't Just Extremism. It's Jihad
President Obama may have a fine plan in the works for combating what he calls “violent extremism,” but he doesn’t do the cause any good by tiptoeing around the problem. There are many sources of violent extremism in the world, but there’s basically just one that’s terrorizing vast sections of humanity right now, and that’s the one that identifies itself with purist Islam and jihad.Read More


Probing Mrs. Netanyahu's Bottle Deposits

By J.J. Goldberg

Probing Mrs. Netanyahu's Bottle Deposits
Two days after Israel’s election season opened officially with the registration of party lists on Thursday, the campaign is already just about the dirtiest in memory. Various parties are suing to have the Central Elections Commission disallow the names of certain rival parties or bar individual candidates from running. And accusations of financial misdoing are flying right and left.Read More


Knesset Briefs: Kahanist on Board, Bennett's Soccer Foul & More

By J.J. Goldberg

Knesset Briefs: Kahanist on Board, Bennett's Soccer Foul & More
The final deadline passed this afternoon for Israel’s political parties to register for the March 17 Knesset elections. Several last-minute decisions will substantially affect the map in the weeks ahead:Read More



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