Yet another title to add to my tbr list: Betsy Carter's new novel, The Puzzle King. Author and book are profiled in this week's Jewish Week.
You know how you often hear that if the Israelis would only cut a deal with the Palestinians (the burden of effort is always more on the Israeli side), all the problems of the Mideast, and therefore, the world, would be solved? David Rothkopf lists a whole slew of Mideast problems that will remain. (via Jeffrey Goldberg)
On Wednesday, David Harris spoke to a group of United States Senators (all Democrats), on U.S. policy toward Israel. There's so much I admire about our 44th President. I just wish I didn't have to worry so much about his stance toward Israel.