Latest from Gershom Gorenberg

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

Even before Trump, reticence about criticizing Israel was weakening among Democratic politicians, and among liberal American Jews. Netanyahu is accelerating the trend.

  • Jul 31, 2018

A new bill fits into a long campaign against groups aiming to inform Israelis about what their government is doing in the occupied territories.

  • Jun 20, 2018

The army can't solve the underlying political problem of Gaza. And Israel's current leaders have no answers.

  • May 16, 2018

Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies want to break the power of Israel's Supreme Court.

  • Apr 25, 2018
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