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.
A strong and prosperous Israel is not an end in itself.
How secular Zionism came to terms with religion.
The declaration came together so hurriedly that if the drafters had argued for even a few hours more it would have read much differently.
The beginning of a new series investigating how the Israeli Declaration of Independence came about, and what the text reveals about the country it brought into being.
And its translation into German.
Israel famously has no constitution. It turns out that’s no accident but rather the will of its first prime minister, who explains his thinking here.