Reading the Hebrew Bible as the Founding Document of Nationalism

In the first lecture of his online course on the meaning of Jewish nationalism, which moves from the end of the Hebrew Bible, to God’s message to Abraham in Genesis, to a critique of John Locke, Yoram Hazony argues for the centrality of the nation in scriptural political theory.

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More about: Hebrew Bible, History & Ideas, Nationalism

 

It’s Past Time for Europe to Take Action against Hizballah

Oct. 26 2021

Clinging to an artificial distinction rejected by the U.S., the UK, and several of its own member states, the European Union considers Hizballah’s “military wing” a terrorist group, but not its “political wing.” Not only is the Iran-backed organization responsible for countless acts of terror, it also has slaughtered civilians in Syria, helped to bring about Lebanon’s current political and financial meltdown, and has tens of thousands of missiles aimed at Israel. Hans-Jakob Schindler argues that Brussels should be taking a different approach:

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More about: European Union, Hizballah, Terrorism