And the drawbacks of a tech-focused military.
“Socrates, gurus, rebbes—same thing, no difference, deep wisdom.”
1936, annus horribilis.
Combining a sense of Jewish brotherhood with a newfound civic responsibility.
A state that places the individual front and center.
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.