Jerome A. Chanes


Anita Shapira Examines the Rise and Fall of David Ben-Gurion

By Jerome A. Chanes

Anita Shapira Examines the Rise and Fall of David Ben-Gurion
Not another biography of David Ben-Gurion, you might say. Think again: Anita Shapira’s new biography is compact but powerful and timely, Jerome A. Chanes explains.Read More


The Only Thing Worth Working For, Worth Fighting For, Worth Dying For

By Jerome A. Chanes

The Only Thing Worth Working For, Worth Fighting For, Worth Dying For
You’d think that Israel’s genesis would be well-trodden terrain. But a new book is the first to explore not only the rift between Jews and Arabs, but also the conflicts within those groups.Read More


Orthodoxy — It's Not What They Want You To Think

By Jerome A. Chanes

American Apparel’s idea of an Orthodox man Read More


Maharat Graduation Surprised Me — Twice

By Jerome A. Chanes

Last year’s Maharat graduation ceremony / Robert Kalfus Read More


Searching For the Soul of Menachem Begin

By Jerome A. Chanes

Searching For the Soul of Menachem Begin
Israel’s sixth prime minister, Menachem Begin, came to power in 1977 in a political revolution. Biographer Daniel Gordis explores that history and its aftermath.Read More



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