Latest from Gershom Gorenberg

Netanyahu has burned the last shreds of Israel’s carefully balanced strategy for managing relations with the U.S.

  • Aug 19, 2019

A new election has generated new questions. It could produce surprises.

  • Jun 3, 2019

I think about what America is losing in its spirit, and what refugees from Syria and elsewhere could bring — were the gates only to open.

  • May 14, 2019

The right has been in power for most of the last 42 years. But the other tribe dominates the elites of the economy, cultural life and academia.

  • Apr 10, 2019

The hard work of changing the direction of the country will likely remain for the next election.

  • Mar 8, 2019

If the price of survival is turning Meir Kahane’s hate-spouting racist heirs from pariahs to partners, Netanyahu is willing.

  • Feb 22, 2019

The campaign reflects a dangerous trend in the democratic world: widespread antagonism toward politicians.

  • Jan 27, 2019

Naftali Bennett is either fooling himself or trying to fool the rest of Israel about the reasons for the rift with the diaspora.

  • Dec 13, 2018

For many years, I could describe Israel as a flawed but functioning democracy. The Netanyahu government is expanding the flaws and shrinking the democracy.

  • Oct 10, 2018
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