The Lebanese Aristocrat Whose Family’s Support for Zionism Helped Make Israel Possible

Sept. 29 2020

Among the many casualties of the deadly explosion in Beirut last month was Lady Yvonne Cochrane Sursock, who was injured in the blast and died 27 days later, at the age of ninety-eight. A citizen of Lebanon, Italy, and Britain who was formerly married to the Irish consul in Beirut, Cochrane lived a remarkable life and was a distinguished philanthropist and art collector. She and her family were also important supporters of the Zionist cause, as Tal Schneider explains:

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Zionism Isn’t Just about Ensuring Jewish Survival. It’s Also about Jewish Flourishing

Jan. 21 2021

Answering the question “Why am I Zionist?” Douglas Feith writes:

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