From July 4th parties to death threats: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and family bid farewell

Bypassing the Need for Peace

The political upheavals of the past year reflect the yearning of the contemporary Israeli’s heart: to declare victory and withdraw from dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, or even from the very need to solve it, since it is unsolvable.

Judging by the current mood, it seems that in its 65th year of independence, Israel has unilaterally decided to take early retirement − from the...