The Kahanist who embodies the fears and drives roiling beneath the shiny surface of the Start-up Nation is now only an election away from real political power. Will it change him?
An excerpt from a new book explains the very American racism of the notorious late Rabbi Meir Kahane
Israel’s defense minister showed politicians everywhere how to respond to racism in their ranks
In unprecedented decision, judges rule Michael Ben-Ari unfit to serve
How the radical rabbi’s ideas and disciples took over Israeli politics, and why it’s dangerous
The Six-Day War: A documentary film that allows a Jewish extremist to air his views unchallenged depicts something unimaginable before 1967—religious Jewish Zionist settlers living in the West Bank
To better understand the settler movement today, look to new thinkers like Rav Shagar, not the foundational minds of Ravs Kook, Amital, and Lichtenstein
Spoiler Alert: It isn’t pretty. And Meir Kahane plays a major role, as a character called the Hound.
Meir Kahane’s grandson has been held under administrative arrest for more than seven months
Edgar Bronfman’s posthumous book asks ‘Why Be Jewish?’ It’s the wrong question. Jews have no choice.
In curbing the rise of an extremist, the Knesset taught a valuable lesson in democratic self-defense
The Brussels Jewish Museum shooter was connected to the mastermind of the Paris attacks. Meir Kahane’s assassin was funded by Bin Laden. Let’s start connecting the dots.
Charges against the grandson of Meir Kahane remain unclear, but he will be held for five days
In an excerpt from ‘Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,’ the activist remembers Meir Kahane and the JDL
A battle for America’s Jewish youth and Israel’s soul in 1985
Right-wing artist’s snub sets off a firestorm about free speech and art
A film and several books spotlight the 1970s—when the city embraced Soviet Jews, and a new world was born
In West Jerusalem, neighborhood borders are often marked by the political graffiti sprayed on the streets
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