About whom is it said: “A hairy man with a leather belt tied around his waist”?
Bringing JFK and LBJ closer to Jerusalem.
Antecedents both American and biblical.
A strong and vibrant state will attract allies.
The making of Vladimir Jabotinksy.
David Ben-Gurion’s 18,000 books, and Menachem Begin’s many newspapers.
“Israel represents a vindication of faith and prayer through the ages; it is a symbol of revival, a message of hope.”
Israel’s future prime minister watched Churchill up close in war-time London, and then sounded Churchillian notes when called upon to rally his own nation.
And in the long run, even benefits the U.S.
In part it is because Israelis have a higher regard for the people who wrote it than for the politicians they now elect to office.
How two bitter rivals came to “cherish” one another.
In the footsteps of Theodor Herzl.
A strong and prosperous Israel is not an end in itself.
The record of Jabotinsky’s practical decisions allows his disciples to reach contradictory conclusions about what he really believed, especially about religion and settlement.