Reassessing Menachem Begin: Terrorist? Humanist? Man of the People?
Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
· March 12, 2014
According to Jewish Law and Custom, Must a Captain Go Down With His Ship?
captain wasn’t obligated to sacrifice his life. But he shouldn’t have abandoned his passengers.
Shlomo M. Brody
· July 9, 2013
The Lifting of the Altalena
An effort to revive the symbolic Israeli ship
· November 28, 2012
Menachem Begin’s 99th Birthday
Among his legacies that resonate: the Osirak attack
· August 16, 2012
Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.
Edward N. Luttwak
· October 27, 2011
As Israel fought for independence, David Ben-Gurion turned the military’s guns on Jews. In his new biography, Shimon Peres recalls his mentor’s greatest test.
Shimon Peres and David Landau
· October 25, 2011