Did Hamas Get Bibi to Freeze Settlements?

By fighting back in Gaza, Hamas succeeded where the Palestinian Authority failed: It got Israel to curtail settlement building. That could send a dangerous message, Lara Friedman writes.


How I Know Israel Won the Gaza War

The dust is still settling after Israel’s operation in Gaza, but four outcomes are already clear. The first, Brent Sasley says, is that Israel won this war.


Moral Emptiness of Holocaust Survivors Who Took on Israel

An ad signed by Holocaust survivors harshly criticizes Israel. Alvin H. Rosenfeld writes the signatories are simply spreading propaganda — and join a centuries-long list of Jewish betrayers.


Growing a New Eden (Garden) in Detroit

VIDEO: Jews journey to a black Detroit neighborhood to help build a community garden. Along with the collards, beans and tomatoes, both groups hope to harvest a new era of trust.


Fighting for Israeli Democracy Atop a Wedding Cake

A Jewish-born woman’s marriage to a Muslim man was met with crude protests in Israel. It is a bad sign for Israeli democracy that a court allowed such a demonstration, writes Mairav Zonszein.

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