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Daniel Deronda, Conservative Jewish Hero

In an essential new online course, Ruth Wisse gives George Eliot’s hero a timely and insightful reading

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The Newly Relevant Case for Liberal Zionism

In the wake of attacks from both the alt-right and the left, what we can learn about the values of nationalism

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A Test for the Anti-Trump Movement

Do Jews have to make common cause with people who want to kill them?

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The Amona Conundrum

The dismantling and evacuation of the Amona outpost in the West Bank has once again put Israel's moral and legal mettle to the test

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Why Did the New York Times Publish Fake News About Trump, Zionism, and Alan Dershowitz?

A Times opinion piece fabricated and erased the positions of American supporters of Israel, including Alan Dershowitz, in order to link Zionism to the alt-right

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Watch General John Allen’s Moving Account of How He Became a Zionist—and Why He Still Has Hope for Peace

The four-star general spoke earlier this month at an Israel Policy Forum gala in New York

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Anti-Zionism and the Fear of Jewish Ghosts

On Leon Pinsker’s 195th birthday, what he got right—and wrong—about his idea that a Jewish state would cure the world of anti-Semitism

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The Secret Language of George Soros

Esther Schor’s lively and tragic new history of Esperanto, Ludwik Leyzer Zamenhof’s universal, pacifist, bridge-building language of humanity, traces why the globalist dream died

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Black Lives Matter’s Jewish Problem Is Also a Black Problem

The civil rights group’s newly published platform holds that societal reforms in America are somehow related to the Arab-Israeli conflict

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My Biggest College Consideration? Israel.

How my Judaism helps to identify the schools I want to attend

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The End of Palestinian Nationalism

When a movement devolves into a death cult, it’s time to rethink our assumptions

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Leopold Weiss, the Jew Who Helped Invent the Modern Islamic State

‘Europe’s gift to Islam’ was born in Austria-Hungary 116 years ago this week. His ideas on the intersection of politics and religion are more relevant than ever.

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Want Zionism To Survive? Keep It Simple.

Rather than reveling in nuance and complexity, we should tell ourselves a simple story of national and religious pride

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Jewish Refugees From Arab Lands Go to Ramallah to Meet Mahmoud Abbas

Dispatch from a meeting of Sephardi leaders with the Palestinian President

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You’ll Never Guess Who’s Advising the New Herzl Biopic

OK, fine, it's Sidney Blumenthal

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Joining the Exodus

The refusenik Natan Sharansky and his daughter find inspiration for their exodus in this week’s parasha

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In an Age of Terror, How Thinking Right Can Save the Left

What’s needed is more tribalism, not less

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From Porn Star to Zionist Kosher Cook

Jenna Jameson continues her Jewish mission on social media

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Was Polish Anti-Semitism Actually Zionism?

Nazis sought to eliminate the Jews from their future racial empire. Poles wanted to create a state for them in Palestine. Historian Timothy Snyder makes the case that in the 1930s the two aims may have converged. But was Poland an ally of the Jews or a pioneer in the art of anti-Semitic politics?

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West Bank Rabbi Menachem Froman’s Zionist Post-Zionism, and What It Can Teach American Jews

The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right

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In the Best Bar in the Middle East and Africa, Zionism Is Alive in a Highball

A night at the Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv’s coolest bar

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Ebb Tide in the Golden Country

All is not as it was for Jews in America

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‘Mr. Sinatra Adored Israel, and Israel Adored Him Back.’

The Chairman of the Board died 17 years ago today. In his centennial year, a tour of his deep-seated Zionism.

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Is Zionism Racism?

Israel is not a normal state. Here's why.

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The Liberal American Jewish Psyche in Crisis

Can Zionism and U.S. liberalism coexist under Netanyahu?

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True Confessions of a Non-Zionist Jew

Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.

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Wild Thing: Max Blumenthal’s Creepy Anti-Zionist Odyssey

What should anti-Zionists do about the bullying hater in their midst?

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Stuck Between Berlin and Jerusalem

What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?

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The Zionist Dream in the Poconos

An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds

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American Jews Must Stop Obsessing Over the Holocaust

Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora

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