At each point—1897, 1917, and 1947—one Jewish leader appeared, and showed greatness.
The Ḥazon Ish.
That is the question a new history of Polish Jewry in the 1930s asks and—with one large exception—answers well.
And a reminder that even great politicians weren’t prophets.
What Israel’s first prime minister really thought about “land for peace.”
A claim debunked by Mosaic.
Three wise men.
The Ben-Gurion doctrine vs. the Dayan doctrine.
He wasn’t a prophet, but his strategies for Israel’s survival had a profound influence on leaders who came after him, left and right.
The “Iron Wall” today.
How much of an expansionist was the leader of the yishuv, soon to be the first prime minister of the state of Israel?