The Israeli government assumes that when it comes to Palestinians, its actions won’t garner much attention from the American press
By detaining me, the Israeli government reminded us that if we want to be proud of our future, we’ll have to fight for it.
Palestinian leadership cares less about borders or territory than trying to actively demonize, delegitimize and reject the very existence of Israel.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has broken David Ben-Gurion’s record as the prime minister who served the longest consecutive term in Israel’s history. As of Tuesday, Netanyahu had served 2,793 days — or seven years and 236 days — besting Ben-Gurion’s 2,790-day record, according to the Israel Democracy Institute. Ben-Gurion was Israel’s first…
(JTA) — Newly rediscovered footage of a 1968 interview with David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, shows that he opposed West Bank settlements and instead favored returning most of the land Israel captured in the Six-Day War. The six-hour interview with Ben-Gurion — segments of which appear in a new film called “Ben-Gurion Epilogue” — had…
A Royal Jordanian flight heading to Amman made an emergency landing in Israel.
Thirty-eight letters and nine telegrams written by David Ben-Gurion to his lover in the 1930s will be auctioned off with a starting bid of $20,000.
Revelations from Israel’s archives reveal David Ben-Gurion supported segregating Ashkenazi and Mizrachi children. Seth J. Frantman explores the bitter legacy of such controversial views.
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.
David Ben-Gurion once famously claimed that Israel could safely ignore the rest of the world. J.J. Goldberg explains why his rhetoric has never sounded so hollow — and 2015 may prove it.