David Ben-Gurion

A strong and vibrant state will attract allies.

Eitan Shamir
Jan. 27 2023 12:01AM

David Ben-Gurion’s 18,000 books, and Menachem Begin’s many newspapers.

Nov. 22 2022 12:01AM

“Israel represents a vindication of faith and prayer through the ages; it is a symbol of revival, a message of hope.”

Oct. 7 2022 12:01AM

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.

May 23 2022 12:01AM

And in the long run, even benefits the U.S.

Yoram Ettinger
Dec. 23 2021 12:01AM

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.

Nov. 29 2021 12:01AM

How two bitter rivals came to “cherish” one another.

Shlomo Nakdimon
Nov. 24 2021 12:01AM

In the footsteps of Theodor Herzl.

Nov. 12 2021 12:01AM

A strong and prosperous Israel is not an end in itself.

Sept. 2 2021 12:01AM

The record of Jabotinsky’s practical decisions allows his disciples to reach contradictory conclusions about what he really believed, especially about religion and settlement.

Aug. 23 2021 12:01AM

Going by the usual telling of the founding, religious and secular Jews clashed over whether Israel’s declaration should evoke God’s covenantal promise. How accurate is that account?

July 20 2021 12:00AM

How secular Zionism came to terms with religion.

David Eliezrie
July 15 2021 12:01AM

The declaration came together so hurriedly that if the drafters had argued for even a few hours more it would have read much differently.

May 19 2021 12:08AM