Daniel Gordis

Daniel Gordis is Senior Vice President, Koret Distinguished Fellow and Chair of the Core Curriculum at Shalem College in Jerusalem. His most recent book, Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel's Soul was recently released by Nextbook Press.

Today’s Israeli Leaders Lack the Very Qualities That Made Its Founders Great

And none embodied the biblical worldview more, or had more political agility, than Menachem Begin, who has no real heirs

How Menachem Begin Made Peace With Israel’s Greatest Enemy: Egypt

Carter thought he was a psycho, but the man the British called ‘Terrorist No. 1’ proved himself to be a canny negotiator

U.S. Jews Fighting Wrong Battle

As rockets rain down on Israel, an Atlanta JCC bans Peter Beinart. When did we become so narrow-minded?

No Jewish People Without Israel

Why the future of American Judaism as we know it depends on the survival of the Jewish state

Sinning Against Each Other

On my list of worries this Tisha B’Av: Iran, Egypt—and the ugly ways we Jews talk to one another

Israel’s Grittiest Founder

Yitzhak Shamir, who died Saturday, was maligned for his politics. But his bitter realism was prescient.

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