Seventy-three years ago this week, Israel appointed a thirty-three-year-old former professor as its UN representative. The rest is history—and bears a lesson for today.
As a new Israeli ambassador to the U.S. prepares to assume his duties, we look back at his predecessors and the evolving political environment they had to navigate.
Neither peace nor prosperity is Mahmoud Abbas’s goal.
Anti-Zionist conspiracy theorists, look away!
The Sharett plan.
The “voice of Israel,” as David Ben-Gurion dubbed him, was revered abroad, mocked and sidelined at home. A new biography helps explain why.
Both Michael Oren and his successor, Ron Dermer, have been attacked for not being Israeli enough to be ambassadors for Israel. The example set by. . .
David Ben-Gurion’s 1948 order to attack and sink an armed Irgun ship marked a watershed, according to Abba Eban, “because you can’t be a government unless. . .