It’s long been the greatest question about the war: why Israel waited to be attacked. But what if it was convinced to wait by its closest ally, the United States?
The founder of a new start-up explains how Tel Aviv became a global hub for cyber-security, and what it means for global and local politics.
How generations of Arab thinkers and leaders tried to turn the humiliation of their losses to Israel into a springboard to launch their nations into an enchanted new age.
The Israeli journalist stops by to talk about the deeper emotions at play on all sides of the current civil crisis, and how they can be addressed.
Judaism has many “thou shalt nots.” It also has many positive elements, and emphasizing those could bring a nation divided by religious observance back together.
Israelis really are now deeply polarized by secular or religious identity. Admitting that truth is the first step to fixing it.
Too much talk of intense conflict around Israel’s Law of Return risks turning into a self-fulfilling prophecy, helping to create the reality it predicts.
Allowing the grandchildren of Jews to come to Israel is problematic, but preventing them is even more problematic. The solution: opening the gates of conversion.
An arrangement involving eliminating the Grandparent Clause but recognizing patrilineal descent for purposes of the Law of Return just might be feasible.
Underneath the checked boxes, Israeli politics isn’t so easily captured by markers of identity.
Over the coming years, Israel’s most famous law will become an object of political gamesmanship and a potential tool for demographic engineering—no matter who will be in power.
The veteran foreign-policy analyst thinks the Biden administration is both strengthening Israeli security and facilitating the greatest threat to it. Can both be true?
On May 24, three experts came together to reflect on one of the earliest and most underappreciated Zionists. Watch the recording of the event here.
Open ties between the two nations are in everyone’s interest, but it will take serious intent and deft maneuvering from America to get there. Is the administration up to it?