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Tobin’s Take

City of David and the problem with Jerusalem

Those who continue to deny the historical facts about Jewish Jerusalem got more bad news this week. Archaeologists working at the City of David site in Jerusalem...

The Israeli people are still ‘with the Golan’

Sometimes, the best deals are the ones you don’t make. The news that Hezbollah is seeking to establish a cell in the Golan Heights from bases in Syria without the...

Bibi or Tibi?

He’s done it again. After being called out for allegedly employing racist incitement against Israeli Arabs during election campaigns, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Abbas’ popularity alters Israeli politics

It was a rough week for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He saw his main opponents join forces. The Blue and White Party that resulted from this merger...

No evidence for Israeli ‘racism’

It’s a familiar refrain. Critics of Israel aren’t content to merely bash the policies of the government of the Jewish state. As part of their indictment, they allege...

The poster children

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is the poster child for the Republican Party’s problem with right-wing extremism. His fate also provides an object lesson in how American...

The push for schism

Jonathan Weisman doesn’t understand much about the nature of modern anti-Semitism. But Weisman, an editor at The New York Times and author of a remarkably obtuse book...

One day a pacifist, one day a warmongerer

Maybe you thought that the discovery of tunnels built by Hezbollah under the border between Lebanon and Israel would generate a full-scale debate about the deadly nature...

Chanukah hypocrisy?

TheNew York Times’ coverage of Jewish topics has long been fodder for those who study both media bias and the complicated relationship between the newspaper and the...

Israel isn’t isolated

BDS activists who think they are succeeding in isolating Israel aren’t paying attention. Last Sunday, reports surfaced that negotiations about building a gas pipeline...