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ISRAEL’S FIRST prime minister, David Ben-Gurion
Ben-Gurion: Warts and all

Academic Tom Segev gives a no-holds-barred view into Israel’s hallowed founder.

By BEN FISHER
23/01/2020
‘WHAT ARE the effects, in Israel, in the US, and the rest of the world, of the perceived opinions of
Unelected ‘leaders’ can’t represent American Jewry

Among the current leaders of prominent American Jewish or Zionist nonprofit organizations, there are 10 who have held the same position for 30 or more years.

Simon Rawidowicz vs. Ben-Gurion on the question of ‘Israel’

While Ben-Gurion’s belief that the Diaspora would disappear is undermined by existence of millions of Jews in countries outside Israel, Rawidowicz’s argument has suffered over the past six decades.

11/01/2020
Keep Dreaming: The view from the balcony

Inspiration from our first prime minister as we head off – yet again – to choose our next.

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Jerusalem affairs: Kaf-Tet b’November

On November 29, 1947, the UN General Assembly approved the partition plan for Mandatory Palestine. People danced in the streets of Jerusalem and across the country.

29/11/2019
New immigrants from France disembark at Ben-Gurion Airport last year
Rebirth through aliyah

Aliyah Day (November 5) triggers personal reflections on the blessings of living in Israel

By ANNA KRYCER
31/10/2019
US NAVY F/A-18E Super Hornets conduct a fly-by of South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore in 2006
A South Dakota Jew became a powerhouse of the Zionist movement

Book review: When unremarkable is remarkable

By MARA W. COHEN IOANNIDES
26/10/2019
JEWISH AGENCY CHAIRMAN Isaac Herzog stands with a delegation of representatives from organizations
Isaac Herzog: Modern Jewish challenges are safety, freedom, connection

For the past 90 years, The Jewish Agency has advocated for the security, freedom and connectivity of world Jewry.

08/10/2019
Book review: In need of daring leaders

Ross and Makovsky use their insider view of negotiations to argue for taking risks for peace.

By COLIN SHINDLER
18/09/2019
Middle Israel: Against a U.S.-Israel defense pact

Alliances should be sought as long as they enhance national power, and avoided once they replace it.

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