A Conservative’s Journey

William Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard and a leading American intellectual, talks to a group of young Israelis about his Jewish upbringing, his career, and the formation of his worldview. He also discusses the influence his parents, Irving Kristol—“the godfather of neoconservatism”—and the eminent historian Gertrude Himmelfarb. (Interview by Ran Baratz, 1.5 hours)

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More about: George H. W. Bush, Gertrude Himmelfarb, Irving Kristol, Neoconservatism, New York City, US-Israel relations

Israel’s New Government Flies in the Face of the Country’s Western Critics

June 17 2021

Commenting on the recent swearing-in of the new governing coalition in Jerusalem, Shany Mor writes:

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More about: Israeli politics, Israeli society