The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right
A night at the Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv’s coolest bar
All is not as it was for Jews in America
The Chairman of the Board died 17 years ago today. In his centennial year, a tour of his deep-seated Zionism.
Israel is not a normal state. Here’s why.
Can Zionism and U.S. liberalism coexist under Netanyahu?
Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.
What should anti-Zionists do about the bullying hater in their midst?
What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?
An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
The insidious, and mistaken, media meme around the irresistible story of Israelis choosing to live in Germany
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
How Jewish immigrants negotiated pressure to learn Western languages and maintain links between the Diaspora and Zion
She’s young, eloquent, and passionately engaged in the defense of Israel on campus—and a lightning rod for skepticism
In both cases, dialogue is silly when the other side wishes you were dead
The ardent Zionist and devoted Jewish civil servant died last week at age 100
The temptations of tribalism distort the tempers and minds of people who want to do good
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
In this essay, from 2003, the leftist feminist rock critic Ellen Willis discussed her misgivings about Zionism—and about its opponents
Co-founder took cues from Russian Anarchists in crafting business empire
A look at the fearsome ideologue’s brilliant Odessa family novel, ‘The Five’
As protestors’ rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in Israel
The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust
The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism
Bad newspaper headlines aside, it’s been a pretty good century for the Zionists
Drawn by the cool climate and slow pace of life, hundreds of immigrants bolster the small Jewish community in Nova Scotia’s capital
The nationalist anthem my kids sing at camp makes me uneasy. But I grew up reciting a jingoistic pledge, and I turned out OK.
Talking to lead singer Louisa Solomon about the band’s canceled DC JCC gig