A strong and prosperous Israel is not an end in itself.
In 1897, the great Zionist writer Aḥad Ha’am argued that Jewish culture, not politics, was the best avenue to bring about a new Jewish state. This week’s podcast revisits his important ideas.
Y.H. Brenner “sanctified his life through his death and his death through his life.”
Sholem Aleichem meets Quentin Tarantino.
The Lady of Hebrew and Her Lovers of Zion.
The historian brothers join us to talk about their Jewish upbringing, and the different paths they took away from the Conservative Judaism of their parents.
The People on the Beach.
An organic center.
Originally, Jews didn’t kindle lights to celebrate the holiday.
Strong enough to break through post-Zionist cynicism.