The Nobel Peace Prize: From Bad to Farce
Trump’s Joke Will Get Real People Killed
The GOP nominee built his celebrity on the sense that he was always, in some way, kidding. But his musings on a Clinton assassination have grave consequences.
Why Israel Couldn’t Save Rabin
A new film blames the assassination of Prime Minister Rabin on the Israeli extreme right—and highlights the chaos and incompetence surrounding him in his final moments.
The Israeli Right’s Dangerous Attack Ads
Two weeks before a national election, the no-holds-barred dissemination of fear and anger reminds some of the atmosphere that preceded the 1995 assassination of Prime Minister Rabin.
Anybody But Bibi
Inside U.S. Meddling in Israel Elections
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu is headed for new elections. Obama will be tempted to try to bring him down. Not a good idea.
Subsidizing Israel’s Political Violence
An Israeli group is raising tax-exempt money in the U.S. to support Israelis charged with or convicted of violence against Palestinians.
News from Israel
TV Lampooning of Nasrallah Leads to Riots in Lebanon
Tony Lewis, American, Jew, Remembered
Bernard Avishai remembers longtime New York Times columnist and two-time Pulitzer recipient Anthony Lewis.