Where Is Stanley Fischer’s Successor? Home in the U.S.

Netanyahu likely wanted another Jewish American superstar economist to take his place, but the pool of potential immigrants is fast drying up

The prime minister is getting a lot of stick in the last few days over his double fiasco in choosing two governors for the Bank of Israel only to discover that neither had been properly vetted in advance, and both withered away under public scrutiny. Naturally, Benjamin Netanyahu is getting most of the blame for this; after all, say his critics, it was his chronic procrastination that...