Who wrote Israel's founding document and how does it express Israel’s values?
Cliff-Hangers When I first read Hillel Halkin’s assertion in “On That Distant Day” (Winter 2023) that “for years now, Israel has seemed to me like a man sleepwalking toward a cliff” and “now we’ve fallen from it,” I thought it was excessive, though I shared his concerns about the Likud’s coalition partners (Zionist theocrats, anti-Zionist free-riders). Writing now, in the…
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Letters of ink. Letters of the heart.
Did dogs save the Jewish State?
Why is this Targum different from all other Targums?
3,500 years ago, Israelite parents explained wonders to their children and created the very first Maggid story.