J.J. Goldberg


Spies Spar in Shin Bet-Mossad Turf War

By J.J. Goldberg

Spies Spar in Shin Bet-Mossad Turf War
Tensions continue to mount between Israel’s Shin Bet domestic security agency and the country’s other two intelligence services, the Mossad foreign intelligence agency and the military intelligence directorate of the Israel Defense Forces. So reports military correspondent Amir Rapoport in the Friday edition of the center-right daily Maariv.Read More


Israeli Politics Enters Silly Season as Elections Loom

By J.J. Goldberg

Israeli Politics Enters Silly Season as Elections Loom
With the Israeli elections three months away, J.J. Goldberg puts his ear to the ground. Can any of the new marriages of convenience oust Benjamin Netanyahu?Read More


Tracing Rebel Roots of a Woody Guthrie Hanukkah Song

By J.J. Goldberg

Tracing Rebel Roots of a Woody Guthrie Hanukkah Song
For those who’ve enjoyed my holiday musical meanderings over the years, I’ve got something a little different today: a journey through the history of one song. The tune will sound the same, but the words and messages change. Or, in a way, don’t change. You’ll see what I mean.Read More


Beyond Ferguson and Staten Island, So Much Cause for Outrage

By J.J. Goldberg

Beyond Ferguson and Staten Island, So Much Cause for Outrage
Beyond Ferguson and Staten Island, we have so much cause for anger, J.J. Goldberg writes. Let’s not forget the 219,000 people who die every year of poverty.Read More


Must-See TV: Warren Slams Bank Bailout Bill

By J.J. Goldberg

Must-See TV: Warren Slams Bank Bailout Bill
Elizabeth Warren on the Senate floor this evening, delivering one of the most powerful congressional speeches I’ve ever heard, attacking the provision in the omnibus government spending bill that amends the Dodd-Frank banking reform bill to restore the promise of taxpayer bailouts to big banks that lose money on crazy derivative gambling. “On Wednesday I spoke to Democrats who are against bailouts. On Thursday I spoke to Republicans who say they’re against bailouts and asked them to vote their beliefs. Today I’m talking about a third group that has tremendous power in Washington, Citigroup.”Read More



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