Jewish sovereignty

By successfully adapting to the needs of exile, halakhah preserved the Jews as a people for 2,000 years. Can it rise to the challenge of. . .

Hadassah Levy
June 13 2014 12:01AM

On his first official visit to Israel, British Prime Minister David Cameron should state unequivocally that Israel is the national home of the Jewish people.  

Benedict Brogan
March 12 2014 12:01AM

If it is truly committed to the welfare of the state of Israel, the Federal Republic should stop trying to instruct it to be less Jewish.  

Eldad Beck
Feb. 27 2014 12:01AM

A new-old paradigm is taking hold in Israel: a secularism based on a renewed embrace of Judaism.

Micah Goodman
Nov. 10 2013 10:37PM

Encouraging Jews to fight for rights and autonomy in Europe, Diaspora nationalists and Yiddishists rejected Zionism as hopelessly utopian. In the end, the opposite proved true.

Henry Srebrnik
Oct. 23 2013 12:00AM

There should be no place in Judaism or in the state of Israel for religious coercion of any type. This is not a facile concession to modernity, nor to convenience. It is a position rooted in deep theological reflection.

J.H.H. Weiler
July 21 2013 10:09PM

The utter fragility of Jewish sovereignty has been a fact of history—a fact worth pondering during this annual period of mourning for lost commonwealths.

July 8 2013 12:00AM