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Relics of Israel's biblical history go on auction

Among the items being auctioned is a 20th century Maccabees-themed menorah.

Ben-Gurion did what he said he would do

Ben-Gurion treated the Knesset with respect, honored the forms as well as the content of democracy.

Grapevine November 22, 2020: A presidential perk – a trip to the Dead Sea

After the partial relaxation of restrictions, so many people stood in line for hours to get into stores that were open for business.

Memorial ceremony for David Ben-Gurion

On David Ben-Gurion's yahrzeit: The pettiness of politics - analysis

On the 47th anniversary of his demise, Ben-Gurion, who was occasionally capable of pettiness himself, might be turning in his grave at such a childish display of political pettiness.

Zionism is about being pioneers in the land

In a recent interview to commemorate the Yom Kippur War, Gen. Amnon Reshef was quick to utilize the opportunity to call upon the Israeli population to be faithful to Zionism.

Netanyahu seeks to establish Israel's place among the nations - opinion

There is nothing new about Netanyahu’s rejection of the territories-for-peace concept as the basis for Israel’s peace strategy.

Israel’s storyteller - Tom Segev's revealing biography of David Ben-Gurion

Tom Segev's newest book, A State at Any Cost, is a biography of Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, and has sparked quite a bit of controversy in Israel.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN , AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
16/07/2020
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.

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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