Daniel Gordis is Koret Distinguished Fellow at Shalem College in Jerusalem. His latest book, Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, was just awarded the National Jewish Book Award for Book of the Year.
Banai, who died yesterday at 55, was part of a wave of Israeli artists who derived meaning and inspiration from religious texts their secular Zionist forebears had spurned
By Daniel Gordis · January 13, 2017
And none embodied the biblical worldview more, or had more political agility, than Menachem Begin, who has no real heirs
By Daniel Gordis · March 25, 2014
Carter thought he was a psycho, but the man the British called ‘Terrorist No. 1’ proved himself to be a canny negotiator
By Daniel Gordis · February 28, 2014