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  1. israel
    My Grandfather the ZionistHe helped build Jewish American support for Israel. What’s his legacy now?
  2. foreign interests
    The Other War in Israel: GentrificationThe country held up its mixed cities as a model of peaceful coexistence. But on whose terms?
  3. covid-19
    A COVID Wave May Be the Next Disaster to Strike GazaJust 2 percent of Gazans are fully vaccinated, the health system is crippled, and COVID-19 might have been spreading in the bomb shelters.
  4. war
    Israel Announces Cease-fire in Gaza After Brutal CampaignMore than 200 Palestinians have died in the campaign to stop Hamas from firing rockets that killed 12 Israelis.
  5. israel
    Why Is This Geopolitical Fight Different From All Other Fights?The outsize place that Israel-Palestine occupies in American discourse isn’t arbitrary, nor a reflection of anti-Semitism.
  6. israel
    U.S. Discourse Is Growing More Pro-Palestinian. U.S. Policy Isn’t.Several factors have led liberals and newsrooms to become more sympathetic to Palestinian misery, creating a dissonance with the official U.S. stance.
  7. foreign interests
    The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Is Likely to Get Even WorsePalestinians are disillusioned, America is disengaged, and Netanyahu sees only upside in the violence.
  8. ilhan omar
    The Christian Right, Not AIPAC, Drives the GOP’s Pro-Israel StanceWhether or not Ilhan Omar’s claim of vast AIPAC power has anything to do with anti-Semitism, it’s just not accurate, and helps her enemies.
  9. foreign policy
    Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan: Intimidate the Palestinians Into SurrenderThe president’s threat to withdraw U.S. aid appears designed to trap Abbas into negotiating a bad deal.
  10. Is Trump Prepared for What Happens If His Jerusalem Gambit Backfires?It would be foolish not to expect chaos over such a sensitive diplomatic issue.
  11. Trump Reneges on Promise to Move Embassy to Jerusalem on Eve of Middle East TripLike his predecessors, Trump made the pledge while campaigning but backed off after taking office. At least he’s trying diplomacy.
  12. The Democrats Are Not a Pro-Palestinian PartyBy allowing the U.N. to condemn Israeli settlements, Obama did not abandon the longstanding, bi-partisan consensus on Israel – he reaffirmed it.
  13. U.S. Criticizes Israel’s West Bank PoliciesThe ambassador also suggested that the expansion of West Bank settlement calls Israel’s commitment to the two-state solution into question.
  14. boycott kids!
    Academic Won’t Help Israeli Girl With Homework“You might be a child, but you are old enough to learn about Israeli history and how it has impacted on the lives of Palestinian people.”
  15. EU to Label Goods Made in Israeli SettlementsIsrael is furious.
  16. history lessons
    Netanyahu Admits Holocaust Was Hitler’s IdeaThe Israeli prime minister had been widely condemned for suggesting the Final Solution was a Palestinian idea.
  17. Netanyahu Claims a Palestinian Leader Convinced Hitler to Exterminate the JewsThe Israeli prime minister declares that Hitler had only intended to “expel” the Jews. Then he met with the mufti of Jerusalem.
  18. international intrigue
    Palestinian Leaders Call Holy-Site Closure a ‘Declaration of War’So much for peace prospects.