Should we wake the prime minister?
Ben-Gurion, Strauss, and Soloveitchik.
“Aliyah, the Rebirth of Israel.”
A mysterious mislabeled photograph.
Not without drastic change.
Shabtai Teveth—Israeli journalist, prolific historian, and biographer of David Ben-Gurion—passed away last November. Martin Kramer writes that Teveth “knew the flaws of Israel’s founders perfectly. . .
For a hundred years, the Zionist movement has been remarkably adept at negotiating the geopolitical landscape—and at flourishing against all odds.
With enemy planes overhead, David Ben-Gurion read Israel’s Declaration of Independence to a packed hall before rushing off to command the war. (Registration required.). . .
One of the special talents of the right-wing leader and Israeli prime minister was his ability to connect Zionism with traditional Judaism.