That’s not a bad thing, but a sensitive new biography is still worth reading.
Taking stock of a great Jewish leader.
They came to Israel not out of fear of persecution but out of love for their homeland.
Ahad Ha’am would agree.
And helped organize one of the war’s worst massacres.
Reading the Bible as a justification for liberty.
The practical challenges of “negating the exile.”
San Remo, Faisal, and the historic Jewish connection to the Land of Israel.
The centennial of the agreement that shaped the modern Middle East.
Waldemar Haffkine’s battle with cholera, plague, and anti-Semitism.
The Peel Commission.
From the Hasmoneans, to a famed poet, to the rabbi and imam who coauthored a book.
Tel Hai’s other hero.