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Jonathan Tobin
Jonathan Tobin

Method to Trump’s madness on Jerusalem

In the end, perhaps only a president so completely divorced from diplomatic reality and utterly indifferent to international opinion could do it. Despite the...

An unlikely bedfellow delivers a wakeup call

It’s difficult for Americans to sympathize with the rulers of Saudi Arabia. Though a longstanding ally of the US, the oil-rich theocracy has helped foment extremism...

Balfour explains why the peace process failed

It was a minor news story when it broke in the summer of 2016. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced he was suing Great Britain over the Balfour...

That inconvenient consensus

Jewish institutions are under siege these days, and their principal critics aren’t neo-Nazis. Despite the clear leftward tilt of most organized Jewish life, liberal...

Anti-Semitic smear gets another hearing

Last month, former CIA officer Valerie Plame crossed a line on social media even the mainstream liberal media couldn’t ignore. Plame gained fame due to her unmasking...

Where’s a cop when you need one?

The good news is that it turns out Interpol isn’t the international police agency that movies and television shows have led us to believe. The bad news is that the...

The truth about Gorka, liberal Jews and Israel

After what turned out to be a brief stint working as a national security aide to President Donald Trump, Sebastian Gorka unloaded on the group that he considered his...

Dangers from both the right and the left

We live in a time when, as the US State Dept. has noted, a “rising tide of anti-Semitism” has swept across the globe. Anti-Semitism has crept into the mainstream...

Want peace? Use Taylor Force, call the bluff

As far as they are concerned, the US Congress is just doing what it always does: pandering to the “Israel Lobby.” That’s how the foreign policy establishment and...

No good options for Netanyahu

The last two weeks was not a good time to be prime minister of Israel. A series of unfortunate events led Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make decisions that wound...