Power in Hebron, as it does across the West Bank, lies most clearly in the hands of Israel; Palestinians are no match for Israel’s military might or its political influence with the United States, the world’s sole superpower.
The Saudis and the Turks are scaling up their support for Syrian jihadists while the Israelis contemplate a new war with Hezbollah.
After ten 10 years of tough negotiations, the recent nuclear agreement with Iran is perhaps the most significant nuclear non-proliferation agreement in a generation. The Republican majority in Congress and the Prime Minister of Israel vow to kill it. Sept. 8 in Palo Alto.
The principle of academic freedom at our universities is under attack by those seeking to shield Israel from criticism by silencing dissent, shutting down discussion and imposing a stifling atmosphere of intimidation at the University of California, in particular.
In running interference for Israel’s estimated 400 warheads, the US has made the world a more dangerous place.
It is worth remembering that Jews throughout the world called for a boycott of Nazi Germany in 1933. American diplomats were critical, lest it provoke Hitler. But they didn’t threaten the protesters with “zero tolerance” of “hate crimes”.
The war last summer between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip left more than 2,100 Palestinians dead and reduced vast areas to rubble. On Monday, a group of Israeli veterans released sobering testimony from fellow soldiers that suggests permissive rules of engagement coupled with indiscriminate artillery fire contributed to...
Why would Netanyahu be so upset about the air defense deal going through? Because he wants to keep an Israeli bombing run on the table.
Underlying [Netanyahu's] leadership is a systemic and society-wide problem of increasing support among Israelis for anti-democratic policies, including second-class citizenship for Palestinian citizens of Israel and complete control of the approximately 4.5 million Palestinians who live in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem, who do not have any input...