Unlike, say, “World War I,” the “Yom Kippur War” caught on from the start and never faded. Aside from its naturalness, it has an associational richness that no other names could match.
The journalist and author joins us to talk about Israel as a Mizraḥi nation.
To embrace such a development will require them to put aside centuries of theological doctrine. Will they prove able to do so? Should they?
The Israeli public intellectual joins us to talk about the ideas in his bestselling Catch 67 and his recent essay in the Atlantic.
The Jewish state has little choice but to adapt to a world shaped by forces greater than its own. That doesn’t make it illiberal, no matter what esteemed foreign-policy types think.
Recent popes have indeed been friendlier to Jews than any before. But realizing the full implications of that friendship could take generations.
Patience is needed.
A full English translation of the minutes of the first Zionist Congress is finally available, allowing an engrossing reconstruction of the momentous scene.
The story of Ayelet Shaked.
Peace is just a chance to reload.
Reform might function as a political identifier there, not a religious one.
The uproar over “Word Crimes” continues.