Ex-Shin Bet Chief: Israeli Illusions Fueled Blowup

Retired Israeli security insiders have been warning for years about the danger of an explosion of violence. Now that the explosion is here, uniformed brass are also speaking out.


Supreme Court Rulings Show What We Care About

Among the joys of June, along with fine weather and happy children, is the opportunity to watch the Supreme Court close out its docket. J.J. Goldberg explains what the rulings really mean.


How Do We Celebrate When July 4 Is Shabbat?

The Fourth of July this year falls on a Friday. So can we Americans manage to observe both Independence Day and Shabbat?

Did Bibi's 'Vengeance' Tweets Provoke Violence?

In moments of crisis, leaders should speak carefully to avoid inflaming the public. Gal Beckerman asks if Benjamin Netanyahu failed that test by Tweeting calls for ‘vengeance.’


When 'Death to Arabs' Rings Out in Holy City

Bitter calls for revenge fill the streets of Israel since the bodies of three kidnapped Israelis were found. But not everyone is staying quiet in the face of calls for more violence and hate.

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