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David Ben-Gurion at the opening of the road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem (1948)

Israel’s ‘Old Man’

The long life, and longer reach, of David Ben-Gurion

Mar 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25 • By BENJAMIN BALINT

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Abraham

Uncommon Ancestor

The use and abuse of Abraham

Dec 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13

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Sacred Topography

Jerusalem and the cityscape of faith(s).

Nov 11, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 09

Claude Lanzmann (right) revisits Auschwitz, 1993

Witness to History

Claude Lanzmann’s journey to ‘Shoah.’

Oct 8, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 04

Pen and ink drawing of the Old City of Jerusalem

City of Faiths

What Jerusalem means to the world.

Oct 24, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 06

Come to Life

The Hebrew revival in modern literature.

May 18, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 33

An Apprenticeship

Chronicling Commentary's early years.

Dec 11, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 13

Eyeless in Israel

Biblical metaphor and the Jewish state.

Oct 30, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 07

What Zionism Is Not

The many ways the Jewish state is misunderstood.

Nov 14, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 09

Synagogue and State

The Jews in America--then and now.

May 17, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 34

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