It would behoove Israeli politicians to avoid a one-dimensional, mistaken and misleading interpretation of biblical literature, and to avoid subordinating this classic work to a limited and ephemeral party platform.
Education minister praises Masa Israeli journey, aimed at shaping Jewish, Zionist and national identity.
Palestinian-American women in social justice movements cannot be as visible as other women because they're the target of attacks from 'right-wing Zionists,' the activist says.
If supporting a non-violent boycott of the settlements makes me an enemy of the Israeli state, so be it. But Israel's border officers will have to hear my story before they turn me away for good.
After 120 years it can be said that the movement succeeded in not establishing a Jewish state, because it wanted to achieve more than that.
It's no coincidence that the father of modern Jewish historiography opens his key work with Joshua, not Abraham. This is the history of a nation, even if the religion was destined to become a major element.
The new effort to create educational and social programs for young refugees stranded in Greece is the latest Israeli initiative aimed at helping victims of the civil war.
Naftali Bennett and his ilk believe the U.S. president will pave the way to an expanded Israel and care little about the price of that alliance.
The synthesis of Zionism and socialism has disintegrated, making way for a winning symbiosis of religion and strong ethno-nationalism.
In his rather radical survey of Jewish literature from antiquity to the last century, Adam Kirsch highlights the importance of eclectic religious and worldly texts and authors for synagogue-shy Jews today.