Revisionist: It’s Time To Quit Shoah Fight

One of the primary leaders in the fight to question and delegitimize the Holocaust has proclaimed that fight to be a lost cause, sparking a furious debate among his cohorts.

IN EXILE: Former Knesset member Azmi Bishara, leader of the Balad Party, attending a seminar on the Middle East conflict last May in Sanaa, Yemen. He fled Israel in 2007 while under investigation.

Citing Disloyalty, Knesset Bans Main Arab Parties From Elections

In a move that some Israelis are calling a nail in the coffin of Israeli democracy — and others deem an overdue stand against a domestic fifth column — the Knesset has disqualified two Arab political parties from running in next month’s general election.

UNDERGROUND COMMERCE: A Palestinian in Gaza pulls up smuggled goods from Egypt, transported via a tunnel into Rafah refugee camp on the border. Other tunnels, dug by Hamas and targeted by Israel, are used to transport arms.

Gaza Campaign Shifts Focus to Hamas Arms Smuggling, Puts Egypt on the Spot

As Israel’s military campaign in Gaza entered its third week, Israel’s leaders were shifting the stated aim of their offensive to preventing Hamas from rearming by smuggling weapons through a series of tunnels between Gaza and Egypt. However indirectly, this meant Egypt, too, had become a focus of the ongoing offensive.

Judge’s Ruling Seen as Imperiling Rabbinical Courts’ Role

A New York State court decision has called into question the arbitration powers of rabbinical courts, long used by observant Jews to settle civil disputes.

Dennis Ross Moves From Jewish World Back to State Dept. to Face Iran Challenge

As the new administration’s foreign policy team takes shape, veteran peace negotiator Dennis Ross is emerging as the diplomat who will take on America’s most daunting foreign policy challenge: dealing with a perceived nuclear threat from Iran.