In 1948, Yitzchak Avigdor Orenstein, the Western Wall’s first rabbi, wrote a cry for help to then Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Herzog
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, Israel’s president, has written a new Nextbook Press biography of David Ben-Gurion, its first prime minster and his mentor
False account of Israel’s founding ill-serves two-state track
Previously approved text said Palestinians see expulsion as ‘ethnic cleansing’
I fought passionately for independence—without really knowing what it meant
An Israeli expat tells Charlie Parker about the shofar