The Tomb has become a shrine for thousands of pilgrims, just as Rachel herself has become the religion’s ultimate matriarch. Why?
The former U.S. senator stops by our studio to talk about, among other things, fraying bipartisan support for Israel.
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.
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.
The legal expert explains how an erroneous and hypocritical interpretation of international law became unquestioned dogma.
The co-author of a new book on Israel’s founding generation of leaders stops by to discuss their legacy.
The storied intellectual wonders why so many 21st-century men and women find Jewish particularity such a scandal.
How Zionist leaders held Britain to its promise of a Jewish national home.
In 1960s Israel, Arabic-speaking Jews were invaluable as spies for their new country. In normal life, they were marginalized.
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?