Uphill Fight: J Street president Jeremy Ben-Ami came under attack at a committee meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations.

J Street on the Docket

The Presidents Conference is supposed to represent the big Jewish tent. Will it open the flaps up a crack and let in the dovish group J Street?

Running on Empty: Naftali Bennett is a man with much ambition.

The Dangerous Man Who Dreams of Leading Israel

Do we really know Naftali Bennett, the man who wants to be Israel’s prime minister? Leonard Fein thinks we don’t understand just how dangerous his views are.

Radical Heroes: Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has drawn support for his quixotic battle against the government. His extremist supporters have a lot in common with backers of the Jewish settlers of Yitzhar on the West Bank.

What Does Rancher Cliven Bundy Have in Common With Jewish Settlers of Yitzhar?

Extremists like rancher Cliven Bundy and the Jewish settlers of Yitzhar are masquerading as patriotic heroes. J.J. Goldberg connects the dots from Nevada’s scrubland to the West Bank.

Is Israel Playing Into Hands of Hamas?

Israel is taking a principled stance not to take part in peace talks that aren’t happening. And on the grounds that rival Palestinian factions have signed a reconciliation pact, which they have done before only to fail to implement it.