Evelyn Gordon

Evelyn Gordon

Evelyn Gordon immigrated to Israel in 1987, immediately after obtaining her degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University, and has worked as a journalist and commentator here since 1990. She was a reporter for the Jerusalem Post from 1990-97, covering various economic beats as well as the Supreme Court and the Knesset, and wrote a regular column for the Post from 1998-2009. She has published articles in the Israeli quarterly Azure and the American monthly Commentary, and currently blogs regularly at Commentary’s Contentions website.Contact Evelyn: evieg@012.net.il, read her blog.
Basel Ghattas

Distancing Israeli Arab moderates instead of drawing them closer

illegal Palestinian village

An obsession with Israel that even trumps national self-interest


A model for resolving clashes between Jewish and liberal values

JABER HAMOUD (second left), head of the Druse and Circassian Local Councils Forum, protests in Sajur

Arm the Syrian Druse - we owe it to their Israeli kin

herzog abbas

You can’t win a PR war by fighting on the enemy’s side

Nadav Guedj representing Israel performs during a dress rehearsal

What Israel can learn from the Eurovision song contest

An Israeli Arab casts her ballot at a polling station inside a church in the northern town of Reineh

Netanyahu's target wasn’t Israeli Arabs, but foreign-funded NGOs

Tzipi Hotovely

A golden chance to shift the Foreign Ministry’s priorities

Naftali Bennett

Netanyahu deals a setback to the cause of big-tent parties

The Supreme Court

Using a straw man to attack Supreme Court reforms


Israeli Arabs press their MKs to focus more on domestic issues

herzog speaking to reporters

The sad decline of a formerly principled politician

US AND IRANIAN negotiators pose yesterday in Geneva before a discussion of Iran’s nuclear program

Shifting the tenor of America’s debate on Iran

Elections in Israel

Empowering Jewish extremists and disempowering Arab moderates

benjamin netanyahu

The question the left refuses to face

2014 Israel Prize ceremony

Ceding cultural power centers without putting up a fight


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