Israeli Journalists Fear New Restrictions

Israel proudly boasts of the only truly free press in the Middle East. Journalists fret that a new libel law and government restrictions signal a harsher era.

Controversial Ad Campaign Scrapped

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has scrapped a controversial ad campaign aimed at convincing expatriate Israelis to return from the U.S.


Israel Faces $250 Million Slash in Aid

The failure to forge a deficit-reduction deal will cost Israel $250 million a year in aid. So why is AIPAC, its strongest supporter, keeping so quiet?


Debt Deal Collapse Averts Cutbacks

The Jewish community wasn’t entirely unhappy when talks collapsed for a deficit deal that would have included harsh cuts. Then they realized across-the-board cuts would do damage, too.

Egypt Confronts Its Unfinished Revolution

Egyptians are confronting the legacy of Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship and trying to build a better country. For many, it feels like one step forward and two steps back.

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