Israel & Zionism

It’s long been the greatest question about the war: why Israel waited to be attacked. But what if it was convinced to wait by its closest ally, the United States?

Oct. 2 2023 12:01AM

The founder of a new start-up explains how Tel Aviv became a global hub for cyber-security, and what it means for global and local politics.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Alon Arvatz
Sept. 29 2023 12:01AM

How generations of Arab thinkers and leaders tried to turn the humiliation of their losses to Israel into a springboard to launch their nations into an enchanted new age.

Sept. 11 2023 12:01AM

The Israeli journalist stops by to talk about the deeper emotions at play on all sides of the current civil crisis, and how they can be addressed.

Aug. 25 2023 12:01AM

Judaism has many “thou shalt nots.” It also has many positive elements, and emphasizing those could bring a nation divided by religious observance back together.

Aug. 9 2023 12:01AM

Israelis really are now deeply polarized by secular or religious identity. Admitting that truth is the first step to fixing it.

Aug. 3 2023 12:01AM

Too much talk of intense conflict around Israel’s Law of Return risks turning into a self-fulfilling prophecy, helping to create the reality it predicts.

July 31 2023 12:01AM

Allowing the grandchildren of Jews to come to Israel is problematic, but preventing them is even more problematic. The solution: opening the gates of conversion.

July 26 2023 12:01AM

An arrangement involving eliminating the Grandparent Clause but recognizing patrilineal descent for purposes of the Law of Return just might be feasible.

July 20 2023 12:01AM

Underneath the checked boxes, Israeli politics isn’t so easily captured by markers of identity.

July 17 2023 12:01AM

Over the coming years, Israel’s most famous law will become an object of political gamesmanship and a potential tool for demographic engineering—no matter who will be in power.

July 3 2023 12:01AM

The veteran foreign-policy analyst thinks the Biden administration is both strengthening Israeli security and facilitating the greatest threat to it. Can both be true?

June 23 2023 12:01AM

On May 24, three experts came together to reflect on one of the earliest and most underappreciated Zionists. Watch the recording of the event here.

June 1 2023 12:01AM

Open ties between the two nations are in everyone’s interest, but it will take serious intent and deft maneuvering from America to get there. Is the administration up to it?

May 23 2023 12:01AM