Israel & Zionism

In thrall to a moral impulse rather than a real strategy for peacemaking in Israel, America’s peace processors won’t stop, won’t learn, and won’t succeed.

Feb. 25 2021 12:01AM

The challenges to peace today are different than they were thirty or even ten years ago. It’s better to focus on them rather than beating an already well-flogged horse.

Feb. 22 2021 12:01AM

The Israeli researcher joins us to talk about his blockbuster essay in Mosaic.

Feb. 18 2021 12:02AM

The Jewish state is leading the world in vaccinations, a welcome fact that almost nobody properly understands.

Feb. 18 2021 12:01AM

Sure, the word is sometimes used as a pejorative term for “Jew.” But does anyone really think that banning it, as is reportedly being discussed, will prevent other terms from taking its place?

Feb. 17 2021 12:06AM

Eugene Kontorovich thinks that the 1920 San Remo conference sits at the foundation of Israel’s legitimacy. Martin Kramer disagrees. Who’s right?

Feb. 15 2021 12:01AM

The coronavirus has dramatized the tensions in Israeli society. This week, a ḥaredi communal leader joins us to chart a path forward.

Feb. 11 2021 12:01AM

When Americans take a position on Israel, they’re not simply talking about Israel. They’re also talking about America’s moral character.

Feb. 8 2021 12:01AM

For decades, America’s foreign-policy establishment has, in the name of peace, incentivized conflict in the Middle East. Now that it’s back in power, can it learn from its mistakes?

Feb. 1 2021 12:09AM

The author of a new book about Israel’s diplomatic history joins us to discuss the enduring lessons he’s learned from surveying 3,000 years of Jewish history.

Emmanuel Navon and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
Jan. 28 2021 12:02AM

We should appreciate Theodor Herzl’s lightning-storm emergence, even if we’ll never really know what caused it.

Jan. 27 2021 12:15AM

From the soil of tsarist autocracy, no Jewish political leaders could grow. Herzl, by contrast, exuded the spirit of modern, fin-de-siècle Europe.

Jan. 25 2021 12:01AM

Historian, ambassador, public servant—Oren’s done it all. Now, after the publication of a new book of fiction, he joins us to talk about his multifaceted career.

Jan. 22 2021 12:01AM

Marriage in Israel has always been allowed during lockdown, even amid the very highest infection rates. So, as quarantine loomed, my then-fiancé and I went on with our plans.

Jan. 19 2021 12:01AM