Israel & Zionism

A China expert, a veteran American diplomat, and a retired Israeli general walk into a Zoom to talk about Israel and where it fits into a new cold war.

Sept. 15 2022 6:03PM

The leading rabbi joins us to walk through the fascinating ways that Jews have related to Jerusalem, from the time of King David to today.

Sept. 9 2022 12:01AM

Much has been made about the Jewish state’s growing ties with China. But those ties are loosening, and if a new cold war is in the offing, Jerusalem won’t be on Beijing’s side.

Sept. 6 2022 12:01AM

This week, in Basel, the World Zionist Organization convened to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress. What was the original meeting like?

Sept. 2 2022 12:01AM

Why religious-Zionist settlers describe themselves as “taking over for the kibbutznikim” or “finishing the work the secular Zionists started.”

Sept. 1 2022 12:01AM

How can a state that relinquishes parts of the biblical Land of Israel be considered “absolutely sacred”?

Aug. 29 2022 12:01AM

The Blue-and-White party has transformed into . . . well, it’s unclear, at least in English.

Aug. 24 2022 12:01AM

A Middle East expert joins us to explain how the conflict came about and why it was so different from Israel’s last operation against terrorists in Gaza.

Aug. 19 2022 12:01AM

It has less to do with ideological conviction than the fact that settlers anchor the IDF in place.

Aug. 18 2022 12:01AM

Israel’s actions in the recent Gaza flare-up show just how valuable self-correction can be. On every dimension, its performance was at least slightly improved.

Aug. 15 2022 12:01AM

What was 50 years ago a small band of religious farmer-soldiers has grown into a varied network of nearly half a million. Who are Israel’s settlers and what do they really believe?

Aug. 1 2022 12:01AM

When it comes to Israel, the longtime columnist, a bellwether for conventional American opinion on the Middle East, is stuck three decades in the past.

July 28 2022 12:01AM

The belief that Israel has a policy of assassinating reporters has, explicitly or tacitly, now been accepted by much of the liberal world.

July 25 2022 12:01AM

Has Christian Zionism already peaked in the United States at the same time that it’s just beginning to pick up steam in Africa, Asia, and Latin America?

July 21 2022 12:01AM