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David Ben-Gurion

Looking back at the founding moments of the state of Israel with the father of the current prime minister.

July 12 2017 12:01AM

A remnant of socialist authoritarianism.

May 24 2017 12:01AM

Should we wake the prime minister?

Jan. 26 2017 12:01AM

Ben-Gurion, Strauss, and Soloveitchik.

Jan. 9 2017 12:01AM

Lover of the land, romantic optimist, and great statesman.

Sept. 30 2016 12:01AM

Aliyah, the Rebirth of Israel.”

Lea Speyer
April 13 2016 12:01AM

No, it wasn’t Amin Haj al-Husseini sitting next to Ben-Gurion.

Nov. 5 2015 12:01AM

A mysterious mislabeled photograph.

Nov. 2 2015 12:01AM

Not without drastic change.

Aaron Menenberg
Oct. 20 2015 12:01AM

Perhaps it’s time for the Modern Orthodox to reject the institution altogether.

June 30 2015 12:01AM

A Labor-party member of Israel’s Knesset gave an impassioned speech last week accusing the Israeli right of having “lost Zionism some time ago.” In fact,. . .

Feb. 2 2015 12:01AM

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. . .

Jan. 21 2015 12:01AM

For a hundred years, the Zionist movement has been remarkably adept at negotiating the geopolitical landscape—and at flourishing against all odds.

Edward Luttwak
July 11 2014 12:01AM

The reputation of a great Zionist founding father has suffered from three stereotypes. None is true.

June 11 2014 6:00PM