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  1. foreign interests
    The End of the Netanyahu Era?A coalition deal is likely to end the career of Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, but the damage he has done will have a long tail.
  2. anti-semitism
    U.S. Sees String of Anti-Semitic Attacks Amid Gaza ViolenceAttacks on Jews have reportedly increased across the country in recent days, prompting Biden to call for an end to the “despicable” acts of violence.
  3. the national interest
    We Should Use the Same Principles for Debating Israel As Debating RacismWhat I’ve learned over years of watching everybody switch rules when the subject changes.
  4. foreign interests
    Trump’s ‘Peace’ Deal Doesn’t Make Mideast Conflict Any Less LikelyThe Abraham Accords serve Trump and Netanyahu’s political interests, but abandoning Palestinians and amplifying pressure on Iran are both risky steps.
  5. foreign interests
    UAE Strikes Peace Deal With Israel, Sells Out PalestiniansIn exchange for a promise that Israel won’t immediately illegally annex the Jordan Valley, Abu Dhabi normalized relations with the Jewish state.
  6. middle east
    Kushner Can Solve Israel-Palestine Conflict Because He’s ‘Read 25 Books on It’That’s a lot of reading for the Trump administration, though not quite enough for his 80-page plan to make it past peer review.
  7. middle east
    Kushner: Palestine May ‘Screw Up’ Peace Plan Like Every Deal ‘They’ve Ever Had’“They’re going to screw up another opportunity like they’ve screwed up every other opportunity that they’ve ever had in their existence.”
  8. world view
    Trump’s Middle East Plan Is About Exerting Power, Not Achieving PeaceThe conflict is now shaped by the worldview of Trump and his allies — and a two-state solution may be off the table for good.
  9. ilhan omar
    Democrats’ Split Over Ilhan Omar’s Israel Comments: What You Need to KnowAfter much debate, Democrats will vote Thursday on a resolution to condemn hate in all forms.
  10. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Has a Less Bigoted Position on Israel Than Almost All Other DemocratsMaking tone-deaf remarks about dual allegiances is bad. Supporting de facto apartheid rule in the West Bank is much, much worse.
  11. foreign interests
    Netanyahu Is No Longer Hawkish Enough for His Own GovernmentAfter agreeing to a cease-fire in Gaza, the prime minister is cast as a capitulating peacenik by his allies. Still, he’ll probably be reelected.
  12. palestine
    Trump Administration to Cut Off Aid to Palestinian Refugee ProgramJared Kushner wants to create peace between Israel and the Palestinians by forcing one side to submit.
  13. Israel and Palestine Just Slid Further Away From the Possibility of PeaceTrump’s embassy move is an illustration of how far gone the situation in Israel and Palestine is.
  14. Natalie Portman and the Crisis of Liberal ZionismIsrael is choosing Zionism over democracy. Now, American Jews must decide if they’re willing to support that choice.
  15. Mike Pence’s Middle East Trip Has Degenerated Into a Glorified Photo OpPence said he was going to the Middle East to promote peace and help persecuted Christians. Now he’s just taking pictures.
  16. ISIS Threatens Attacks on U.S. Soil After Trump’s Jerusalem Decision“We will do more ops in your land,” the terror group said on social media Thursday.
  17. Israel Strikes Gaza in Response to Rocket FireTrump bucked precedent — and the entire international community — by naming Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Riots and rockets ensued.
  18. Trump Arrives in Israel, Seeking the ‘Ultimate Deal’“We just got back from the Middle East,” Trump informed the Israelis.
  19. Bernie Sanders’s Surprising Platform PriorityThe senator’s push for greater deference to Palestinian interests reflects his party’s growing generational divide over the Jewish State.
  20. Herzog: We Must Not Be Seen As ‘Arab Lovers’The comment from Israel’s opposition leader illustrates the profound obstacles to peace in the region.
  21. united nations
    Abbas Issues Warning to Israel in U.N. Speech“We cannot continue to be bound by these signed agreements with Israel and Israel must assume fully all its responsibility as an occupying power.”
  22. united nations
    U.N. Accuses Israel and Palestinian Militants of Possible War Crimes in Gaza“The extent of the devastation and human suffering in Gaza was unprecedented and will impact generations to come.”
  23. middle east
    Why the West Bank Security Agreement Could Collapse, and Why It Matters“It’s just a further escalation, which increases the possibility for real confrontation.”
  24. terrorble
    New Song Mocks Israelis Over Vehicular Attacks“Yes, you Zionist, not someone else.”
  25. war in the middle east
    Palestinian-American Teenager Killed by IDF in West BankHe was the second U.S. citizen casualty in the region this week.
  26. israel
    Images From the Jerusalem Riots After a Terror Attack Killed an American BabyThe 3-month-old was an American citizen in Israel.
  27. israel
    Jerusalem Terror Attack Kills Infant After Weeks of Rising TensionsA bloody day in Israel.
  28. Awful #JSIL Campaign Likens Israel to ISISUm, yeah, not quite.
  29. hummus wars
    The Other Front in the Israel-Palestine Conflict: Hummus Ads“You’re either a member or you’re not,” says the slogan.
  30. war in the middle east
    Palestinian Leader Accuses Israel of Genocide Remember, this is the one Israel doesn’t totally hate.
  31. international intrigue
    Israel Had Some Trouble Figuring Out Its Top Baby Boy NameIt’s Yosef! No, Mohammed! No, Yosef!
  32. protests
    Protesters Fly Giant Palestinian Flag Off Manhattan Bridge There isn’t much of a mystery this time.
  33. war in the middle east
    The First Death in Gaza After the Cease-fire Was a 10-Year-Old Boy’sAfter three days of relative peace.
  34. war in the middle east
    Israel Faces Harshest U.S. Criticism Yet, Then Breaks Its Own Cease-fireThe U.S. called Sunday’s attack on a U.N. shelter “horrifying.”
  35. war in the middle east
    72-Hour Unconditional Humanitarian Cease-fire Reached in GazaBeginning Friday morning, the U.S. and U.N. announced.
  36. war in the middle east
    U.N. to Israel: ‘Nothing Is More Shameful Than Attacking Sleeping Children’ Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said “all available evidence points to Israeli artillery as the cause” of Wednesday’s attack on a shelter.
  37. war in the middle east
    U.S. Condemns Israel’s Attack on U.N. Shelter, But Doesn’t Blame IsraelThe White House is “extremely concerned” the shelters aren’t safe.
  38. war in the middle east
    Israel Kills at Least 20 in Early Morning Attack on U.N. School Shelter“Where am I supposed to go?” says one of the 200,000 displaced Palestinians.
  39. the national interest
    Israel Is Making It Hard To Be Pro-IsraelA bad run for liberal Zionism.
  40. war in the middle east
    Another Bloody Day: Israel Strikes U.N. Shelter in Gaza, Killing at Least 15The IDF says schools have been used to hide Palestinian rockets.
  41. kerry kronicles
    3 Things John Kerry Was Trying to Accomplish With His Surprise Israel VisitThere’s a lot to do, and no one wants to do it.
  42. war in the middle east
    Israel Is Missing a 21-Year-Old Soldier After All; 600 Palestinians DeadThe fifth day of a ground war in Gaza.
  43. media
    NBC Reporter Ayman Mohyeldin Is Back in Gaza“Proud of NBC’s continued commitment to cover the #Palestinian side of the story,” he tweeted.
  44. war in the middle east
    At Least 80 Palestinians Dead After Israel Expands Ground Assault [Updated]Thirteen Israelis also died in the fighting.
  45. war in the middle east
    Dozens Already Dead in Gaza: A Rough TimelineAt least 27 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier have been killed.
  46. war in the middle east
    Israel’s Ground Invasion of the Gaza Strip Is HappeningNow.
  47. media
    NBC Reporter Pulled From Gaza After Beach AttackWas his firsthand coverage seen as too anti-Israel?
  48. war in the middle east
    Israel-Gaza Cease-Fire Could Still Happen, Just Not on TwitterA potential deal is still alive, according to officials in the region.
  49. war in the middle east
    Israel Says It Might Invade the Gaza Strip to Save Its Summer Vacation “To the best of my understanding, it is not possible to ensure summer vacation, a normal summer for our kids, without a ground operation in Gaza.”
  50. war in the middle east
    4 Palestinian Children Killed in Israeli Air Strike Right in Front of ReportersMoments earlier, the kids were playing soccer with an NBC journalist.
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