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Tobin’s Take

Can Trump’s outside-in formula work?

Much of the attention being given to President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East has focused on whether his first foreign trip will provide much of a distraction...

Hubris and the ‘new’ Hamas

Donald Trump’s optimism about Middle East peace might be justified. Perhaps Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’ pledge that he will be a “true...

Why and how Trump is acting against Iran

the Obama administration managed to avoid a congressional vote on its nuclear deal with Iran in the fall of 2015, courtesy of a Democratic Senate filibuster, the...

The Palestinians don’t want Mandela

internal politics and liberal hostility to Israel came together at The New York Times this month. The newspaper provoked a firestorm of criticism through its decision to...

Spicer, Hitler, and equal opportunity apologists

The biggest Jewish news story during Passover this year was the latest example of a rule of political argument: he who mentions Hitler first always loses. I refer, of...

Does JVP fit in the big Jewish tent?

What’s the one value that the Jewish community should care most about? To listen to many who run organizations and communal philanthropies, the answer is inclusion. At...