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Jewish State

Why does refusing to recognize Israel as a Jewish state remain the key obstacle to peace? For good and sufficient reason.

March 24 2014 12:01AM

Not everything depends on us Israelis; but much does.

Yoav Sorek
March 23 2014 8:00PM

Have Israeli Jews really lost their self-confident, forward-looking spirit?

March 20 2014 12:05AM

Yasir Arafat never truly accepted the validity of a Jewish state; his successor Mahmoud Abbas is merely following suit. 

Alan Baker
March 18 2014 12:01AM

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas insists on denying a fact that even his murderous predecessor Yasir Arafat admitted.

March 17 2014 12:01AM

Why do scenarios for a better Middle East—like Yoav Sorek's—tend to succumb to the utopian temptation?

Sol Stern
March 16 2014 8:00PM

The two-state solution won’t work, the one-state solution won’t work. Where does that leave us?

March 9 2014 8:00PM

How my countrymen gave up the hope for real peace, and how they can get it back.

Yoav Sorek
March 2 2014 10:00PM

Israel, needless to say, is not an apartheid state. But—in a distinctly Jewish way—it is a state apart.

Feb. 26 2014 5:00AM

How long before the "strong" Arab states of the Middle East follow Syria, Iraq, and Libya into chaos?

Jan. 26 2014 10:00PM

. . . if he were caught between the rise of al-Qaeda and Iran and the decline of the United States?

Jan. 12 2014 8:40PM

Two acclaimed new books about Israel betray a disquieting lack of moral confidence in their subject and its story

Dec. 18 2013 8:36PM

The forgotten story of the arrogant, overbearing egotist who, with one speech, united the American Jewish community behind the Zionist idea and helped secure the Jewish future

Dec. 11 2013 10:38PM

Dear Hillel: Don't you think that Israel needs American Jews to help it withstand the campaigns of hate it faces?

Nov. 13 2013 8:57PM