Yossi Klein Halevi


An Israeli Paratrooper's Path to Extremism and Terror Told in 'Like Dreamers'

By Yossi Klein Halevi

An Israeli Paratrooper's Path to Extremism and Terror Told in 'Like Dreamers'
Udi Adiv was a kibbutznik and Israeli paratrooper who veered into extremism and eventually terror. Yossi Klein Halevi tells his story in this excerpt from his book, ‘Like Dreamers.’Read More


In 'Like Dreamers' a Paratrooper from the 1967 War Dives Into the Settler Movement

By Yossi Klein Halevi

In 'Like Dreamers' a Paratrooper from the 1967 War Dives Into the Settler Movement
The new book, ‘Like Dreamers,’ is about seven of the paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem during the Six Day War. The surprising directions they took after form the fabric of Israel’s recent history. Read an excerpt.Read More


David Hartman, Lonely Man of Truth, Pushed Jews of All Stripes to Adapt

By Yossi Klein Halevi

David Hartman, Lonely Man of Truth, Pushed Jews of All Stripes to Adapt
David Hartman, a giant of our times, presented challenges to all Jews. He warned Orthodoxy to broaden. He also demanded that liberal Judaism deepen.Read More


Thinking Big

By Yossi Klein Halevi

Thinking Big
The English word large has been absorbed into Hebrew, but in Hebrew, large is not a physical measure. It’s a measure of character, and describes an aspect of the Israeli character. “Tihiyeh large,” Israelis exhort each other: “Be generous, expansive, grand.”Read More


40 Years Later: The Struggle for Soviet Jewry

By Yossi Klein Halevi

The following was excerpted from an article in the spring issue of Azure Magazine. Jacob Birnbaum was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1926. His grandfather, Nathan Birnbaum, coined the term “Zionism” and served as secretary general of the first Zionist Congress in Basel in 1897. Dissatisfied with his western European acculturated identity,Read More



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