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Against Court and Constitution: A Never-Before-Translated Speech by David Ben-Gurion
(Mosaic is published by Bee.Ideas, LLC, an affiliate of the Tikvah Fund., 2021-03-10)
In this newly translated speech, David Ben-Gurion makes the case against any kind of written formal constitution for the Jewish state. The speech was translated by Straus Center Associate Director Dr. Neil Rogachevsky for ...
The Not-So-Strange Death of Israel’s Labor Party
(American Affairs Foundation, Inc., 2020)
Though he ultimately could not dethrone Netanyahu, Benny Gantz in 2019 and 2020 succeeded by running an old Labor Party–style campaign—but without laborers. Like earlier Labor candidates, Gantz was a general, patriotic ...
"We Were All Born in Jerusalem": A Never-Before Translated Speech by Menachem Begin
Given by Menachem Begin at a commemorative event for the Soviet city of Brisk, which served as a home for 20,000 Jews before they were slaughtered by the Nazis, this newly translated speech (courtesy of Straus Center ...
Ben-Gurion: The Man Who Willed A State
As a new biography shows, David Ben-Gurion could be petty, harsh, and stubborn. He also decisively shaped almost every institution that would form the state of Israel. Straus Center Associate Director Dr. Neil Rogachevsky ...
Peter Beinart's Wedge
(Mosaic is published by Bee.Ideas, LLC, an affiliate of the Tikvah Fund., 2020-07-16)
Writing for Mosaic, Straus Center Associate Director Dr. Neil Rogachevsky argues that Peter Beinart’s call for a bi-national Jewish and Arab state is less about Israel and more about changing the foreign policy debate in America.
Spare Your People a Fourth Election, O Israel, and Form a Minority Government
(Bee.Ideas, LLC (The Tikvah Fund), 2020-03-12)
Minority governments are thus not a panacea. They are weaker than majorities; they don’t last; and they complicate the business of parliamentary government. But at least they allow that business to take place and thereby ...