Operation Rock of Israel.
As tracked through the waxing and waning value of the Hebrew words for “departees” and “descenders.”
Let the year end with its curses.
In anti- and post-Zionist circles, the verb of choice for immigrating to Israel has been replaced by something less romantic.
At the end of the 1980s, Israel was barely managing its finances and its security. Then a substantial part of the professional and cultural elite of a superpower showed up.
The Israeli journalist and author of our November essay joins us to talk about the lives featured in his work.
By showing themselves willing to swallow their scruples and raise the BLM banner, liberal Jews have surrendered to the anti-Zionist left.
Judah Halevi and Yehuda Amichai.
There’s much to be proud of this Independence Day.
Even while we currently adhere to responsible social distancing, the sheer wonder of acculturating into life in the Jewish state is far from wearing-off.
It’s all very well to be excited by the prospect of millions of new Jews. It’s something else to grasp that each already has a life that stands to be changed forever.