Leslie Susser


A Month Later, Israeli Officials Cite Successes in Gaza Operation

By Leslie Susser

Skeptics say the current state of affairs in Israel is identical to the situation that existed before the recent war in Gaza: Hamas firing rockets and Israel reacting with extreme restraint. So, they say, everything is back to square one. Defense Minister Ehud Barak says nothing could be further from the truth.Read More


Kadima Edges Out Likud, But Winner Remains Uncertain

By JTA and Leslie Susser

Although nearly all the votes have been counted, it’s still not clear who has really won the Israeli election. Tzipi Livni’s Kadima emerged as the largest single party, but the right wing parliamentary bloc, led by Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu, captured the majority of the Knesset’s seats.Read More



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