Israelis appear to have returned Netanyahu to Balfour Street, will American Jews stick with him?

In the end a surprise victory for Israel’s most skilled and successful politician, Bibi Netanyahu. The cost? Israel’s standing in the international community, and division domestically. An Israeli friend of mine wrote: Even after so many years away, I’m still crushed by the wasted potential of my homeland. But the country was never really mine. … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS (UPDATE): PRELIMINARY OAKLAND MAYORAL INSTANT RUNOFF RESULTS RELEASED

The Alameda County Registrar released unofficial results of the instant runoff computer program for ranked choice voting at 3:47pm today on their website, revealing Jean Quan in the lead to be the next mayor of Oakland.