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History & Ideas

There’s a lot in this name.

Sept. 6 2017 12:01AM

Der Nister died in the gulag, just a few years before his colleagues were murdered.

Jewish Telegraph Agency
Aug. 31 2017 12:01AM

Ḥayyim Naḥman Bialik’s faith in a Zionist-led Hebrew renaissance never faltered; nor did his labors on its behalf. Yet he also became, so he felt, Zionism’s prisoner.

Aug. 31 2017 12:01AM

Ḥayyim Naḥman Bialik was called upon by his contemporaries to play the role of a prophet. By consenting, he believed he had betrayed both his talent and his true calling.

Aug. 30 2017 12:01AM

Not just Phoenicians.

Biblical Archaeological Society
Aug. 30 2017 12:01AM

Closing doors to refugees.

Robert Philpot
Aug. 29 2017 12:01AM

In December 1903, Ḥayyim Naḥman Bialik burst to fame and notoriety in a storm of rage at Jewish passivity; by 1910, his poetic career had stalled.

Aug. 29 2017 12:01AM

A declaration of intentions.

Gideon Elazar
Aug. 25 2017 12:01AM

On the possible whereabouts of Ophir and Tarshish, and how to get there by ship from Palestine.

Aug. 24 2017 12:01AM

A refuge for conversos, Holocaust refugees, and anti-Semitic terrorists.

Irene Shaland
Aug. 23 2017 12:01AM

Greek authorities prevented Jews from rebuilding.

Devin Naar
Aug. 22 2017 12:01AM

Including “the commandments of Judas Iscariot” and a bad translation into Hebrew.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Aug. 22 2017 12:01AM

Against the protestations of many Zionist and anti-Zionist Jewish leaders.

Colin Schindler
Aug. 21 2017 12:01AM