Israel & Zionism

A Middle East expert joins us to explain how the conflict came about and why it was so different from Israel’s last operation against terrorists in Gaza.

Aug. 19 2022 12:01AM

It has less to do with ideological conviction than the fact that settlers anchor the IDF in place.

Aug. 18 2022 12:01AM

Israel’s actions in the recent Gaza flare-up show just how valuable self-correction can be. On every dimension, its performance was at least slightly improved.

Aug. 15 2022 12:01AM

What was 50 years ago a small band of religious farmer-soldiers has grown into a varied network of nearly half a million. Who are Israel’s settlers and what do they really believe?

Aug. 1 2022 12:01AM

When it comes to Israel, the longtime columnist, a bellwether for conventional American opinion on the Middle East, is stuck three decades in the past.

July 28 2022 12:01AM

The belief that Israel has a policy of assassinating reporters has, explicitly or tacitly, now been accepted by much of the liberal world.

July 25 2022 12:01AM

Has Christian Zionism already peaked in the United States at the same time that it’s just beginning to pick up steam in Africa, Asia, and Latin America?

July 21 2022 12:01AM

Two top Israeli observers examine the dominant Jewish personalities in Israel today, and how they compare to the ideas of pre-state Zionist writers.

July 15 2022 12:01AM

Until now, the administration has failed to realize that America’s actions in one part of the globe have consequences in another. Can it change course?

July 14 2022 12:01AM

An interview with the author of Mosaic’s June essay on how to understand Turkish politics, and the prospects for its relations with America and Israel.

July 8 2022 12:13AM

After years of watching Erdoğan gut Turkey’s institutions and offer jihadists of all stripes a warm welcome, Israel no longer trusts its former ally.

June 28 2022 12:03AM

Most American and Israeli foreign-policy thinkers are blind to what’s really going on in Turkey, the opportunities there are, and the challenges it presents.

June 28 2022 12:02AM

An interview with Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and former member of Knesset, on the Judaization of the Israeli public sphere—and much more.

June 27 2022 12:01AM

A rabbi and historian explores the history of the Temple Mount, its presence in the Jewish imagination, and why more and more Jews are now going there to pray.

Jeffrey Woolf and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
June 23 2022 12:06AM