Benjamin Netanyahu is frantically seeking to placate right-wing voters amid reports he accepted the 1967 borders as the basis for talks with the Palestinians, J.J. Goldberg reports.
A secret Israeli report predicts a growing rift between Europe and Israel. J.J. Goldberg explains why Benjamin Netanyahu’s stance after the Paris terror attacks may make things worse.
Three of Israel’s senior ex-defense officials came out last week, almost simultaneously, with blistering attacks on the security policies of Netanyahu’s coalition.
A furious war of words has erupted between IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz and Shin Bet director Yoram Cohen over the question: Did Hamas plan a war or stumble into it?
In what may be the largest-ever joint protest by senior Israeli security personnel, 106 IDF ex-generals and spy chiefs signed a letter urging Netanyahu to ‘initiate a diplomatic process.’
Netanyahu is planning a massive new wave of construction in the West Bank. It may calm his restive allies in the settler-backed Jewish Home party — but it’s sure to anger others.
There are conflicting reports out of Cairo about talks for a Gaza truce deal. J.J. Goldberg says Hamas has softened some demands and Tzipi Livni is getting involved for Israel.
The tunnels zigzagging beneath Gaza are a major front in both Israel’s military campaign — and the debate over it. J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s such an important story.
Israel claims it ratcheted up the Gaza war because Hamas tunnels were so extensive. But J.J. Goldberg shares news that it knew about them all along — and didn’t act.
Yediot Ahronot published a survey of Israeli Jewish adults on May 5, aimed at showing where the nation stood on its 66th birthday and where the younger generation was headed. Broken down by generation — over 50, 35 to 49 and under 35 — it shows a population that’s growing steadily more religious, more politically right-wing and more pessimistic about where the country is headed and their own generation’s economic prospects.