Israel & Zionism

Iran’s missile attack last weekend sheds light on America’s role in the escalating conflict that Israel refers to as the “war between wars.”

March 17 2022 12:01AM

By serving as a mediator between Ukraine and Russia, Israel’s prime minister brings his nation into new and unknown territory. Is he doing the right thing?

March 11 2022 12:01AM

Last month saw the first-ever production of Herzl’s little-known play The New Ghetto in the country he brought into being. The performance was touched with the sublime.

March 3 2022 12:01AM

The Jewish state has been criticized this week for not standing up for Ukraine against Russia. It would probably like to, but its hands have been tied by its own closest ally.

Feb. 28 2022 12:01AM

David Ben-Gurion was inspired by the Hebrew Bible. How true to it was he?

Feb. 21 2022 12:01AM

The author of a new book arguing that Israel is the lodestar of Jewish life even for Jews in the Diaspora joins us to talk about his argument.

Feb. 11 2022 12:01AM

He hated the best evidence that God wouldn’t go away.

Jan. 28 2022 12:01AM

The Israeli journalist joins us to talk about how a Chinese propaganda mission led by a man known as “Chinese Itzik” has dazzled Israeli citizens.

Jan. 14 2022 12:01AM

A new interview, published in English here for the first time, reveals the political tradition at work in the Israeli leader’s thinking.

Dec. 21 2021 12:48AM

The land to the east of the Mediterranean has gone by many names, all of them designed to make a political point.

Dec. 13 2021 12:01AM

A new defense agreement between Israel and Morocco could have a significant impact in the Middle East and North Africa. A top military reporter joins us to explain what happened and why.

Dec. 3 2021 12:01AM

In part it is because Israelis have a higher regard for the people who wrote it than for the politicians they now elect to office.

Nov. 29 2021 12:01AM

Ten years ago, two senators, one Republican and one Democrat, joined together to force America to sanction Iran. In the years since, the leverage they built has dissipated. Why?

Nov. 23 2021 12:01AM