J.J. Goldberg was looking forward to hearing a strong defense of Israel’s actions in Gaza from diplomat Gil Lainer. But to paraphrase Groucho Marx, this wasn’t it.
The murder of three Israeli teens has led to an eruption of open warfare. J.J. Goldberg offers fives ways the conflict got out of hand, what it means — and how it might end.
The Israeli military has sent what amounts to a barely disguised message to the political leadership and the troops in the latest round of senior command promotions.
J.J. Goldberg helps break down the vexing complications introduced into the triangular Jerusalem-Cairo-Gaza relationship by political turmoil in all three places.
The New York Times has decided to assign an editor to keep track of Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren’s social media output. Is she being singled out by the Gray Lady?
How could Tel Aviv’s I Love cupcakes lighten the city’s tense mood? Some Operation Pillar of Defense themed desserts did the trick.
Jodi Rudoren, the New York Times’ new Jerusalem bureau chief, is reporting from Gaza. She talks about being a mother and covering the erupting war from the front lines.