Israel & Zionism

Israel is near the end of a long journey to set its permanent borders. That’s what the annexation debate is really about.

June 23 2020 12:01AM

Applying sovereignty? Annexation? Join us this week for a five-part symposium on the great question before the Israeli people.

June 23 2020 12:01AM

Even discussions about one of Israel’s most triumphant moments are bound to be colored by the ongoing struggle over the morality of its actions.

June 22 2020 12:01AM

The Israeli garden, like Israel, is tamer than its immediate surroundings, but wilder in spirit than places that are actually tame.

June 9 2020 12:16AM

Sixty years ago, the infamous Nazi official was abducted in Argentina and brought to Israel. What really happened, what did Hollywood make up, and why?

June 1 2020 12:01AM

What Begin’s 1972 elegy for the diaspora reveals about a worldview unique among Israel’s founders.

May 22 2020 12:01AM

What the future prime minister of Israel had to say about his past and present homelands.

May 14 2020 12:14AM

The former Israeli Knesset member joins us to talk about her new book on the Western indulgence that fuels delusions about the right of return.

May 7 2020 12:06AM

Even though it takes liberties rendering the original text, a new Danish Bible breaks from anti-Semitic Christian replacement theology in a far clearer way than ever before.

May 6 2020 12:01AM

Israel’s Labor Party—the political organization that erected the governing structures of the country—has now been reduced to a mere three seats in the Knesset. What happened?

April 30 2020 12:01AM

Ultra-Orthodox Jews have been one of the hardest-hit groups in Israel and elsewhere. Why?

April 23 2020 12:01AM

A look at the morale-raising expression of choice in today’s Jewish state.

April 22 2020 12:01AM

The Nebi Musa riots, which happened 100 years ago last week, killed five Jews, injured hundreds, and set a pattern for decades of anti-Jewish antagonism.

April 14 2020 12:01AM