Early Zionists Sought to Achieve Solidarity, Moral Development, and New Forms of Independence for the Jewish People

Jan. 13 2022

Revisiting the American scholar Ben Halpern’s seminal 1961 history The Idea of the Jewish State, Donna Robinson Divine sums up its central arguments, and reflects on their relevance today:

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What Palestinians Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan. 24 2022

Last week, Americans celebrated the life and legacy of the great civil-rights leader Martin Luther King. The veteran Palestinian activist Bassam Eid, who has dedicated much of his career to criticizing Israeli policies in the West Bank and Gaza, reflects on what his own people can learn from this great man:

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