Israel's situation post-elections

By BARRY RUBIN, GLORIA— “Don’t Panic” – Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy What should Israel’s policy and priorities be during President Barack Obama’s second term? There will be two key themes: minimize antagonism and cope with the negative consequences of US regional policy. Protect bilateral relations Israel’s government must ensure continued US aid,…

Be pragmatic

By HEATHER ROBINSON, JWReview— Recently, several Jewish-Americans who know I write about politics have confided that they are either planning to vote for Mitt Romney, or they are profoundly undecided about the Presidential election. In a few cases, they shared that they are lifelong Democratic voters, and spoke in hushed tones about their indecision. As…