The Budgets Department sees everything through the lens of fiscal restraint, but growing a country requires a different understanding, as well as a broader sense of responsibility.
The Israeli journalist joins us to talk about the group of people in his country who are responsible, and the group of people who because of them don’t have to be responsible.
The country’s civil servants don’t hide money from politicians and the public intentionally—they just doesn’t know how to wisely spend it all.
The American and Israeli governments both feature elite cadres of able managers, but the U.S. Congress has outmaneuvered its budget bureaucrats in a way that the Knesset has not.
The two giants of Jewish literature come together for a wide-ranging discussion centered around his new book on the seminal Hebrew writers of modernity.
How does Israel keep functioning despite constant political turmoil? Meet the opaque group of unelected bureaucrats that the country’s politicians rely on to save it from themselves.
When one Jewish summer camp “bombed” another with leaflets excoriating its lack of commitment to Hebrew and Zionism.
An interview with the senior adviser to the president on the thinking behind the deal, and America’s role in the Middle East.
An American-led alliance can be a strong deterrent to Iran and China.
It forestalls annexation and deals a blow to the longstanding Palestinian veto on Israel’s relationship with other countries. It promises even more, but that depends on hard work.
Arabs are finally concluding that they need to move past the toxic legacies of Arab nationalism and Islamism—which means moving past the mythology of Palestine too.
An American National Security Council veteran explains how the U.S. pressured Iran and built trust to broker last week’s accord, and the effects it will have throughout the region.
Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. joins us to share his vision for the region and the strategic insight that brought us to this moment.