Israel & Zionism

The famously Nazi-sympathizing mufti, appointed 100 years ago this summer, established an enduring pattern for Palestinian leadership.

July 27 2021 12:01AM

Israel’s sixth prime minister was a leader of consequence and achievement. But how does he relate to Israel’s origins?

July 22 2021 12:05AM

Going by the usual telling of the founding, religious and secular Jews clashed over whether Israel’s declaration should evoke God’s covenantal promise. How accurate is that account?

July 20 2021 12:00AM

That’s why I signed the Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism.

July 19 2021 12:55AM

To understand the significance of a new definition of anti-Semitism speciously promising clarity and fairness, we need to see whose interests it serves, not what its supporters believe.

July 12 2021 12:01AM

Which of the recent samples of anti-Semitism—on the street, on campus, in Congress, or in the clergy—is the greatest threat to America and the Jews?

July 8 2021 12:01AM

An impassioned letter about how to refer to Israel’s Arab minority.

June 23 2021 12:13AM

Fighting brief wars with Hamas every few years buys only temporary quiet. If that continues, Israeli citizens could demand that their government finally establish lasting security.

June 21 2021 12:03AM

To give Gazans a stake in their economic development, Israel could encircle Gaza with economic opportunities just beyond its borders—and thus just outside the terrorists’ control.

June 21 2021 12:02AM

There are plenty of nice plans for Gaza, but none that will change the core truth: Hamas will continue to seek Israel’s destruction, and Israel will continue to defend itself.

June 14 2021 12:04AM

As long as Gaza is a problem for Israel, Egypt can play an important role as a mediator, prove its usefulness as an ally to the U.S., and avoid its slide into irrelevance.

June 14 2021 12:03AM

Palestinians deserve a chance to elect a decent government without corruption or terror. Political reform can make Gaza better, and Israel more secure. Here’s how it could happen.

June 14 2021 12:02AM

Six experts join us to examine the many political, tactical, demographic, and strategic angles to the Gaza situation.

June 14 2021 12:01AM

The name Israel came by a process of elimination, because there wasn’t time to come up with anything better.

June 10 2021 12:17AM