For Zionism to Succeed, Jews Need Not Be Invulnerable, but They Must Be Able to Live Without Fear

Dec. 10 2021

Stepping back from the strategic, tactical, and diplomatic questions Israel faces with regard to Iran’s quest to develop nuclear weapons, Daniel Gordis argues that what is at stake is the soul of the Zionist project:

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More about: Israeli Security, Menachem Begin, Theodor Herzl, Vladimir Jabotinsky

 

Israel Must Choose the Right Friends in Asia

In the past few decades, the Jewish state has vastly expanded its diplomatic, economic, and sometimes military ties with South and East Asia, while doing its best to stay away from the conflicts that divide the countries in the region. Daniel Samet surveys the potential for these relationships, urging Jerusalem to avoid deepening cooperation with China and instead to focus on cultivating further its alliances-in-the-making with China’s competitors:

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More about: India, Israel diplomacy, Israel-China relations