A translation of Ze’ev Jabotinsky’s prescient essay on the life-affirming desire for distinctiveness
It was never a solution, it was a wish. Time to stop pretending it’s even that.
Torah scribe, New Deal propagandist, unrelenting anti-Nazi: the many lives of ferocious cartoonist and illustrator Arthur Szyk at a jewel of a show at the New-York Historical Society
The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right
In a new biography, historian Anita Shapira deciphers Israel’s inscrutable founding father
Jodi Rudoren makes a pretty big gaffe
Illegally occupy land, get politely moved. Protest for social justice, get beaten. I’m joining the protesters.
What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.
It’s the children of Irgun fighters who are known as princes of the Israeli right. But Benzion Netanyahu was a scholar, not an underground militant.
When Andrew Sullivan and Roger Cohen link the prime minister’s policies to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, they’re getting the early Zionist leader all wrong