Ahad Ha’am

Despite the failure of his cultural Zionism, the two main pillars of his thought remain central to Jewish life—and to arguments about Jewish life—today.

Nov. 3 2016 12:01AM

To its shame, the movement led by Ahad Ha’am missed the extreme urgency of the Jewish situation in Europe. Thankfully, the revival of his thought in today’s Israel is another matter.

Oct. 26 2016 12:01AM

The Zionist debate between the two men is old but still urgent. Can their disparate visions be reconciled? Do they need to be?

Oct. 19 2016 12:01AM

He would likely share more with young men sporting knitted kippot and young women in long skirts than with any other sizable group on the Israeli scene.

Oct. 10 2016 12:01AM

The unresolved rivalry between the great Zionist thinker and the great Zionist strategist still shapes the contending outlooks of many 21st-century Jews.

Oct. 5 2016 12:01AM