How Jewish Would a Bernie Sanders Presidency Be?

If Bernie Sanders were to win the election, he’d make history as the first Jewish president. But Jane Eisner questions whether his Jewishness will make any difference in how he leads.


Why Does Israel's Liberal Opposition Leader Say There's No Prospect of a Peace Deal?

Isaac Herzog is supposed to be leading the opposition to Israel’s governing coalition. So why is he saying that there’s no chance for a two-state solution nowadays?


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“When there was no Jewish justice on the Supreme Court,” Antonin “Nino” Scalia told me, “I considered myself the Jewish justice.”


How Will Antonin Scalia's Death Affect 2 Cases of Jewish Interest?

In his rulings, Justice Scalia often stuck up for religious minorities. Now that he’s gone, what will happen with the major church-state battles he left on the Supreme Court’s docket?


We Need Mahmoud Abbas — But Let's Not Give Him Carte Blanche

Mahmoud Abbas’s behavior is becoming more and more outrageous, Ken Jacobson writes. Although the Palestinian leader is needed, we must convey that he doesn’t get to set the Mideast on fire.

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