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In this iconoclastic work, which spent nineteen weeks on the Israeli bestseller list and won the coveted Aujourd’hui Award in France, Sand provides the intellectual foundations for a new vision of Israel’s future.
THE OLD WASHINGTON ADAGE OF “Watch what we do, not what we say” is hard to apply to someone as serially outrageous as Donald Trump. But for all his untethered pronouncements about voter fraud and crowd size and media bias, it was President Trump’s br
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The president appears to be making a wider play toward Middle East peace—but perhaps one that stops short of a Palestinian state.
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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended the omission of Jews from Trump’s statement with a double act of historical revisionism.
In a surreal joint press conference with the Israeli prime minister, the president effaced a cornerstone of American diplomacy in the Middle East.
It’s clear enough what the Israeli prime minister expects. But the Americans are in a position to make their own demands.
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THE U.S. SPENDS A GREAT DEAL OF TIME FOCUSING ON THE military capabilities represented by the Middle Eastern nations it rightly considers threats: Iran and Syria. And we correctly spend much political and military capital working with our Arab allies
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A look ahead to some of the major global anniversaries in the coming year
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One story of coming to America from the Soviet Union
How one group of settlers became a potent political force—even though some are too young to vote
Iranian Jews are a refugee community, and they see the ban as a tragedy for the country they now claim as their own.
A Republican hawk acclimates to the Trump presidency—and threatens to reconsider the One China policy.
Trump’s chaotic executive order will have lasting repercussions throughout the Muslim world.
More Israeli men are freezing their sperm before going off to war, and a growing number of parents are extracting semen from their loved ones after their deaths.
The president has tried to tell friends hard truths. What if those friends don’t listen?
A new social-media project commemorates refugees turned away by the United States in 1939.
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THE LIFETIME OF SHIMON PERES, who died on Sept. 28 at age 93, spanned the lifetime of the state of Israel. Born in what is now Belarus, his family moved to Tel Aviv more than a decade before Israel was founded in 1948. He lived on a kibbutz when thos
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