Israel & Zionism

The desert fortress has become a powerful symbol of Jewish resistance. A new book examines the evidence to see how much of the story, including the famous mass suicide, is true.

Aug. 14 2019 12:01AM

Peace is just a chance to reload.

Khaled Abu Toameh
Aug. 8 2019 12:01AM

Reform might function as a political identifier there, not a religious one.

Shmuel Rosner
Aug. 8 2019 12:01AM

The uproar over “Word Crimes” continues.

Donna Robinson Divine, Miriam F. Elman and Asaf Romirowsky
Aug. 7 2019 12:01AM

Israel’s shark population is flourishing, and the country is becoming an improbable hub for shark research.

Eyal Bigal
Aug. 7 2019 12:01AM

And the recent dispute over who owns that draft.

Yaacov Lozowick
Aug. 6 2019 12:01AM

The expert on constitutional and international law tells us why the specter of “legal” warfare against Israel may not be as grievous as some worry.

Aug. 1 2019 12:01AM

In fact, he gave Golda Meir vital encouragement.

David M. Weinberg
July 30 2019 12:01AM

Israel as “part of the continuum of Judaism in the Muslim world.”

July 30 2019 12:01AM

That sentiment, held by British officials in Mandate Palestine, was the origin of the idea that the city should instead be internationalized.

July 29 2019 12:01AM

The leading ultra-Orthodox intellectual joins us to explain the key conflicts surrounding the place of his community within Israeli society.

July 25 2019 12:01AM

We hear a lot about “the Occupation” these days. There’s no need to say which. But where does the term come from, and how much is it worth?

July 24 2019 12:01AM

In 1948, the nascent state enjoyed political support from almost the entire global left. A new book by a member of today’s left takes a close look at how and why that changed.

July 23 2019 12:01AM