Israel & Zionism

The retired Israeli official explains the historical and strategic context of Israel’s aid to Gaza.

March 8 2024 12:01AM

Two or three thoughts on the “dehumanizing” discourse.

Feb. 15 2024 12:01AM

Abraham Cahan’s still-relevant vision of America’s place in the world, and the Jews’ place in America.

Feb. 12 2024 12:01AM

Iran has sparked conflict across the Middle East over the last few months. What are its aims? Is it succeeding?

Feb. 2 2024 12:01AM

It is apparently too much to expect fifteen expert jurists to understand how human language is commonly used.

Feb. 1 2024 12:01AM

A Jewish lawyer coined the term because there was no word that described the murder of a whole people. But the definition he favored is so loose it can apply to almost any conflict.

Jan. 18 2024 12:01AM

When it comes to describing Israel’s actions in war and peace, the world invests established terms with new meaning, and simply invents others.

Jan. 10 2024 12:01AM

Israel’s founding father argued for a conception of politics uniquely tailored to the Jewish state. Fifty years after his death, his country could use it more than ever.

Jan. 8 2024 12:13AM

The writer joins Mosaic’s editor Jonathan Silver to talk about the tradeoffs that Israel’s advanced defense technology brings.

Dec. 29 2023 12:01AM

A Middle East expert and former Palestinian negotiator breaks down recent polling on Palestinian public opinion.

Dec. 22 2023 12:01AM

Two current students and one recent graduate analyze what’s really happening in the universities and how Jewish students are reacting.

Dec. 15 2023 12:01AM

The distinguished strategist explains how such a small state has managed to become such a major innovator in defense technology.

Dec. 1 2023 12:08AM

Rarely heard in the speech of most Israelis in the past, b’sorot tovot, an ironic “good news,” has suddenly become a common way of saying goodbye.

Nov. 30 2023 12:01AM

Watch three leading analysts talk about the Palestinian predicament, and what role Israel’s war against Hamas could ultimately play.

Nov. 21 2023 12:01AM