Israel & Zionism

The Tomb has become a shrine for thousands of pilgrims, just as Rachel herself has become the religion’s ultimate matriarch. Why?

Dec. 13 2019 12:01AM

The former U.S. senator stops by our studio to talk about, among other things, fraying bipartisan support for Israel.

Dec. 12 2019 12:01AM

The Jewish state’s relationship with the U.S. is stronger for resting on an informal basis; replacing it with a formal alliance would do no good and only anger the world’s other major power.

Dec. 9 2019 12:55AM

In some ways, the two countries have never been closer, but in others, and notably with regard to China, they’ve never seemed farther apart.

Dec. 2 2019 12:01AM

The legal expert explains how an erroneous and hypocritical interpretation of international law became unquestioned dogma.

Nov. 29 2019 12:01AM

The co-author of a new book on Israel’s founding generation of leaders stops by to discuss their legacy.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and David Makovsky
Nov. 21 2019 12:01AM

A new book would like us to think so. In truth, what the Jewish state accomplishes is irreducibly particular.

Nov. 19 2019 12:01AM

The storied intellectual wonders why so many 21st-century men and women find Jewish particularity such a scandal.

Nov. 8 2019 12:01AM

Unprecedented numbers of individuals with some historical connection to the Jewish people are seeking closer contact with it, and many are aspiring to join it.

Nov. 4 2019 12:01AM

How Zionist leaders held Britain to its promise of a Jewish national home.

Oct. 31 2019 12:01AM

In 1960s Israel, Arabic-speaking Jews were invaluable as spies for their new country. In normal life, they were marginalized.

Oct. 29 2019 12:01AM

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.

Oct. 3 2019 12:01AM

The journalist and author joins us to talk about Israel as a Mizraḥi nation.

Sept. 26 2019 12:18AM

To embrace such a development will require them to put aside centuries of theological doctrine. Will they prove able to do so? Should they?

Sept. 23 2019 12:01AM