At the end of the 1980s, Israel was barely managing its finances and its security. Then a substantial part of the professional and cultural elite of a superpower showed up.
The Israeli journalist and author of our November essay joins us to talk about the lives featured in his work.
Born within four years of each other, David Ben-Gurion and Abdullah bin Hussein emerged out of the same political womb to forge Israel and Jordan in battle. Both nations should be grateful.
The Israeli writer and thinker joins us to discuss Jabotinsky’s Zionism and why “The Iron Wall” still matters today.
The co-author of Start-Up Nation joins us to look at the damage the Israeli economy has taken this year and how it can be repaired.