David Ben-Gurion

At each point—1897, 1917, and 1947—one Jewish leader appeared, and showed greatness.

May 7 2019 12:01AM

Mizraḥi Jewry and the history of Israel’s southern frontier.

April 10 2019 12:01AM

That is the question a new history of Polish Jewry in the 1930s asks and—with one large exception—answers well.

Feb. 5 2019 12:01AM

And a reminder that even great politicians weren’t prophets.

Aug. 14 2018 12:01AM

What Israel’s first prime minister really thought about “land for peace.”

Aug. 7 2018 12:01AM

Out of one, many.

May 4 2018 12:01AM

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.

April 30 2018 12:01AM

The “Iron Wall” today.

Zev Chafets
April 24 2018 12:01AM

It is now the demographic and cultural center of Jewry.

April 20 2018 12:01AM

How much of an expansionist was the leader of the yishuv, soon to be the first prime minister of the state of Israel?

April 9 2018 1:10AM