Evelyn Gordon

Evelyn Gordon is a commentator and former legal-affairs reporter who immigrated to Israel in 1987. In addition to Mosaic, she has published in the Jerusalem Post, Azure, Commentary, and elsewhere. She blogs at Evelyn Gordon.

How a Changing American Liberalism Is Pulling American Jews away From Israel

American Jews, following American liberalism, have abandoned belief in the nation-state, non-voluntary communities, and religion in the public square.

May 18 2017 12:01AM

The Erosion of Public Trust in Israel's Judiciary Is Real—and Unusual

It’s hard to imagine a former justice in any other democracy trying to orchestrate a mass judicial resignation.

Dec. 26 2016 12:48AM

Disorder in the Court

How Israel’s supreme court has effected its own constitutional revolution—and thereby undermined public confidence in the rule of law.

Dec. 5 2016 12:01AM

Can Israel Change Strategic Course?

In the long-term absence of peace with the Palestinians, better to cease pursuing the unattainable and adopt policies that can strengthen the country at home and abroad.

Sept. 21 2015 12:01AM

The Two-State Solution Is in Stalemate. Here's What Israel Can Do to Prevail.

For two decades the Jewish state has sought, fruitlessly, to negotiate an end to the conflict. Needed is a new, viable strategy for coping with reality and winning out.

Sept. 1 2015 12:01AM

Finding Meaning While Living on the Edge of a Knife

Jews have long been able to thrive while under threat. Today’s Israelis, living in the face of a nuclear Iran, are the latest example.

June 22 2015 12:01AM