Jewish Journal

Gershom Gorenberg

  • The Unsettling Struggle

    April 13, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Who is responsible for Israel's settlements in the territories? Gershom Gorenberg's just released history, "The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977," explores in gripping narrative the original interweave of political ambition, religious entitlement...

  • Distance Colors Israeli, Diaspora Views

    March 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    At the beginning of the Lebanon War in June 1982, my Jerusalem roommate was packing to leave for grad school in America. Each day's

    newspapers had pictures of men who'd died at Beaufort, Damour, Sidon.

    The supposedly limited operation in Lebanon had morphed into a full-scale...

  • Unorthodox Alliance

    December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The idea is supposed to make me tingle warmly: While I sit in my home here in Jerusalem enjoying

    the Friday evening calm, thousands of Christian Coalition supporters will be gathering at the Ellipse in Washington to proclaim solidarity with Israel. According to pre-rally PR, my prime...