Israel & Zionism

There are plenty of nice plans for Gaza, but none that will change the core truth: Hamas will continue to seek Israel’s destruction, and Israel will continue to defend itself.

June 14 2021 12:04AM

As long as Gaza is a problem for Israel, Egypt can play an important role as a mediator, prove its usefulness as an ally to the U.S., and avoid its slide into irrelevance.

June 14 2021 12:03AM

Palestinians deserve a chance to elect a decent government without corruption or terror. Political reform can make Gaza better, and Israel more secure. Here’s how it could happen.

June 14 2021 12:02AM

Six experts join us to examine the many political, tactical, demographic, and strategic angles to the Gaza situation.

June 14 2021 12:01AM

The name Israel came by a process of elimination, because there wasn’t time to come up with anything better.

June 10 2021 12:17AM

The fourth conflict in the last twelve years between Israel and Gaza looks remarkably like the first. What happened?

June 7 2021 12:01AM

After harshly criticizing the Jewish state for decades, Europe seems to be tilting towards Israel and away from the Palestinians. Why?

Benjamin Haddad and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
June 4 2021 12:01AM

The expert joins us to talk about the history and future of Israeli water technology.

May 27 2021 12:01AM

Seventy-three years ago this week, Israel appointed a thirty-three-year-old former professor as its UN representative. The rest is history—and bears a lesson for today.

May 20 2021 12:01AM

The declaration came together so hurriedly that if the drafters had argued for even a few hours more it would have read much differently.

May 19 2021 12:08AM

A few months ago it seemed that the Biden administration would pursue a more moderate version of Obama’s Iran strategy. Now it’s poised to make even greater concessions.

May 10 2021 12:01AM

Back in my teens, when I began reading and thinking about Zionism, I thought the founder of the movement was a snob. I was dead wrong.

April 21 2021 12:01AM

The beginning of a new series investigating how the Israeli Declaration of Independence came about, and what the text reveals about the country it brought into being.

April 14 2021 12:20AM

The historian Martin Kramer interviews the former American ambassador to Israel in order to discover how the historic Middle East deals came together.

March 30 2021 12:01AM