J.J. Goldberg


Are American Jews Too Loyal — to the Democrats?

By J.J. Goldberg

Are American Jews Too Loyal — to the Democrats?
Tensions between the U.S. and Israel have boiled over before. J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s different when a liberal Democrat is the one in the White House.Read More


Jews Souring on Obama — Bad News for Hillary?

By J.J. Goldberg

Jews Souring on Obama — Bad News for Hillary?
In what could be a warning signal for Hillary Clinton, President Obama’s approval advantage among American Jews dipped during the first quarter of 2015 to its lowest point since he took office in 2009, according to a Gallup poll published today.Read More


Bibi vs. Sharon on Bush's Iraq Debacle

By J.J. Goldberg

Bibi vs. Sharon on Bush's Iraq Debacle
A number of readers have responded on line and in emails to my column, “How Bush and Bibi Made a Mess of the Middle East,” with pointed comments that deserve a reply.Read More


4 Questions on Iran for Benjamin Netanyahu

By J.J. Goldberg

4 Questions on Iran for Benjamin Netanyahu
Benjamin Netanyahu’s round-robin tour of America’s Sunday interview shows — hitting NBC, ABC and CNN on a single morning — was a master stroke by Israel’s much-maligned public diplomacy operation. If any news consumer was still wondering on Saturday night where Israel’s elected government stands on the Iran nuclear framework agreement, that was cleared up by Sunday afternoon.Read More


How Bibi and Bush Made a Mess of the Middle East

By J.J. Goldberg

How Bibi and Bush Made a Mess of the Middle East
It’s hard to understand the tangled web of chaos in the Middle East, writes J.J. Goldberg. Until you go back to two men whose misplaced obsession with Saddam Hussein created the mess.Read More



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