Dovish groups like J Street are built on the premise that negotiations can lead to a two-state solution. What’s their plan now that the Middle East peace process has collapsed?17
There were ballerinas, a full dance ensemble, soloists, a harpist, a video tribute to Jewish luminaries in multiple fields, a multimedia orchestra performance celebrating the enduring light of creation, a speech from the prime minister, stand-up from Jay Leno, and an audience packed with top Jewish communal movers and shakers from both sides of the Atlantic.
The most lasting image from Pope Francis’ Mideast trip will be the pontiff praying with his head against a wall. It was the Israeli wall in the West Bank, not the Western Wall.4
Pope Francis and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traded pointed words — over the language spoken by Jesus Christ 2,000 years ago.60
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
The West Bank is normally considered the focus of religious Zionist aspirations. So why are some Israeli settlers moving back to mixed Arab-Jewish towns like Akko?
CNN released new footage, adding fuel to the fire involving the controversial killing of two Palestinian youths on Nakba Day, May 15, by Israeli forces.11
Israel can’t stop cheering since Maccabi Tel Aviv won Europe’s basketball title. The thrill ride came despite the fact the stars are mostly foreigners, including black Americans.13
A seemingly routine move in Congress to ease visa restrictions on Israelis has all but died. The measure was shelved amid a spy scandal and inside-the-Beltway politics.10
With a rabbi and a Muslim sheik as his travel companions, Pope Francis is heading to the Middle East with what he hopes will be a powerful message of interfaith respect.5
In one of the farthest corners of the Diaspora, Zionism has fallen “out of fashion” to the detriment of the “struggling” Jewish community.6
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