Commentary

Editor's note 11/7/19

by Fletcher Farrar

The state of Israel is always complicated, and difficult for Americans to understand, so not much stock should be put in one visitor’s impressions from a recent two-week visit. But the election stalemate of recent weeks seems to have occasioned optimism among some voters that Israel can move beyond the divisiveness of the past 20 years to rediscover ideals embodied in its Declaration of Independence...