Teenagers bored with Hebrew classes aren’t ideological rebels.
Changing attitudes toward Israel, and changes in American politics, produced constant challenges.
Manifestations of the American mind.
“The state of Israel is justified by nothing more than its own existence.”
Bringing the Divine Presence back from exile.
“We do not have to account to anybody, we are not to sit for anybody’s examination.”
While WASPs won by losing, Jews lost by winning.
Unlike some contemporaries, he spoke unapologetically of his Jewish heritage.
He believed God had created the United States to rescue the world’s Jews from exile and oppression.
The socialist in the back of shul.
Nationalism as a force for good.
You say “Iran,” I say “lack of a peace deal.”
Waving the false banner of civil rights, Israel’s enemies attack a democratic nation with no legacy of slavery or apartheid. “I was appalled. I had. . .