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  • Is Israel giving in to Jewish fundamentalism?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 15, 2012 | 12:49 pm

    The British Economist is conducting a public debate on the following: “Is Israel succumbing to Jewish fundamentalism?” You can vote (I’d expect Economist readers will largely vote yes), you can read the ongoing debate between Avraham Burg (the “left” — voting yes) and...

  • Call for ‘new’ spiritual Zionism stirs debate

    By J.J. Goldberg

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Zionism has meant many things to many people over the past century. To Theodor Herzl and the founders of the Zionist movement, it meant creating a national home to gather in the Jewish people -- to some minds, as a refuge from anti-Semitism, for others, as a fulfillment of an ancient...
  • Is the Knesset Speaker Looking Too Far Ahead?

    By David Landau

    August 5, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Joy pervaded the Knesset last week as news spread that a report of legislator Amnon Rubinstein's death was untrue.

    The rejoicing provided testimony to the respect and affection felt for Rubinstein, who was very much alive in a hospital after suffering a minor stroke.

    But there were...