Publications Archives

NEW ELECTIONS AFTER ALL

On December 21, 1998, the Knesset passed a bill for the early dissolution of the Knesset.

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POLITICAL STORMS

The collapse of Binyamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government and the Knesset’s decision to hold premature elections to the post of Prime Minister and the membership of the House have precipitated a series of far-reaching changes on the political scene.

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MASTER SPY ELI COHEN

Since the earliest of recorded time spies and espionage have had great political significance.

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JEWS:THE ESSENCE AND CHARACTER OF A PEOPLE (Book Review)

Since even doodles by Arthur Hertzberg would not be utterly bereft of interest, I opened Jews:The Essence and Character of a People with high expectation.

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MESSIANISM, ZIONISM AND JEWISH RELIGIOUS RADICALISM (Book review)

The establishment of the State of Israel in 1948 marked the return of the Jewish people to their ancestral homeland after almost 2,000 years of exile.

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AVIVA KAUFMAN PENN and HINDA KATZMAN

I can’t imagine a world without Aviva. It goes on,of course, but it will be a poorer place, less loving, less caring,without that special spirit which warmed the cold places.

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GARIN 2000 -THE REAL DEAL THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE AT BET BERL

The final week December, 1998, deserves be long remembered as a turning point for the Labor Zionist movement in America.

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Poetry

A BURNING BUSH: MOSHE SNEH

In Dziady (The Forefathers), a masterwork of Poland’s national poet, Adam Mickiewicz, the spiritual transformation of the selfish character Gustav into the patriotic martyr Conrad is denoted by the phrase “Here died Gustav, here was born Conrad.

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