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  • The two-state delusion is the greatest obstacle to peace

    WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Arab-Israeli conflict is entering a phase more likely to lead to resolution than any that preceded it. The mindless mantra “there is no alternative to the two-state solution” is giving way to reality. The Palestinian Authority has never been a partner for peace. A 23rd Arab state shoehorned into Israel would…

  • ‘Worst fears, best hopes’ for a Trump presidency: Bruce Abramson and Jeff Ballabon, Iron Dome Alliance

    Editor’s note: The upset victory by Donald Trump in the 2016 elections stunned a Jewish activist and leadership class that is at times as divided as the electorate at large. JTA asked some of those leaders to describe their concerns and expectations in a series of brief essays, “Worst fears, best hopes,” that will appear regularly between now and Inauguration Day….

  • It’s indisputable: The GOP is the pro-Israel party

    WASHINGTON (JTA) — For years, the leaders of America’s most established Jewish organizations – AIPAC chief among them – have assured their members that when it came to Israel, there wasn’t much difference between the Democratic and Republican parties. Even suggesting that control of the White House or Congress might matter to the U.S.-Israel relationship…

  • No, Ehud, Jerusalem is ours

    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert must realize that Israel’s united capital belongs to all of the Jewish people, argues a founder of a new coalition fighting against any division of Jerusalem.

  • Forward editor to step down

    The editor-in-chief of the English-language Forward newspaper is stepping down.