The new Pew Research Center survey of U.S. Jews pulls from tons of raw data and raises tons of questions about American Jewish identity. Brent E. Sasley poses five of his own.
Brent Sasley explains why this year’s J Street conference demonstrated the vitality of the organization.
Why is AIPAC lobbying so publicly on Syria? What will the effects be on that organization after the dust settles? And what does it say about Jewish advocacy on Middle East issues? Brent Sasley investigates.
In the debate over Syria intervention, the voices of Jewish pro-Israel lobby groups have been conspicuously missing. Brent Sasley explains why we shouldn't expect AIPAC to play a prominent role in this debate.
When Israel announced new settlements on the eve of talks with the Palestinians, the U.S. reacted with a restrained admonishment. Brent E. Sasley on why.
Academic Israel programs are not so bad and critics should not worry, says Brent E. Sasley.
The Israeli Labor Party and Netanyahu's Likud both see a bump in the polls as the latter gets in on the former's turf of leading peace talks, writes Brent E. Sasley.
Announcing the resumption of formal talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, John Kerry made clear two important steps forward, writes Brent E. Sasley.
Brent E. Sasley writes that the security and political price of Netanyahu releasing prisoners was relatively small and easily absorbable.
Figures on the Israeli right are pushing a referendum to put any peace agreement to a referendum. Brent E. Sasley on the arguments for and against.