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Israel, the Nation State of the Jewish People?

Israel, the Nation State of the Jewish People?

MRB July 5, 2017 0

Simon Rabinovitch and Ruth Calderon discuss identity, equality, and the Jewish nation-state bill Between December 2014 and October 2015 Marginalia ran the “Defining Israel” forum featuring documents and essays on Israel’s parliamentary struggle over

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MRBlog | What Jews Kvetch About When They Kvetch About Bernie Sanders

MRBlog | What Jews Kvetch About When They Kvetch About Bernie Sanders

MRB April 15, 2016 0

By Sandra Fox How the Democratic candidate for President is the newest pretext for an old debate over acceptable American Jewish identity In the past weeks leading up to the Democratic primary in New

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Reflections on the Nation-State Debate

Reflections on the Nation-State Debate

Ruth Gavison October 8, 2015 0

Ruth Gavison reflects on the Defining Israel forum and the insights of Israel’s Declaration of Independence [The home page for Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character can be found here.] There

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On the Essence of the State of Israel

On the Essence of the State of Israel

Ze'ev B. Begin October 8, 2015 0

Ze’ev B. Begin on why the time has come to enshrine the essence of the state of Israel in a basic law [The home page for Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine

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A Conversation with Tzipi Livni

A Conversation with Tzipi Livni

Simon Rabinovitch August 27, 2015 0

Simon Rabinovitch speaks with Tzipi Livni about the meaning of a Jewish and democratic state and Israel’s prospects for passing a nation-state law Between December 2014 and May 2015 Marginalia ran the Defining Israel

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Enshrining Exclusion: The Nation-State Law and the Arab-Palestinian Minority in Israel – By Yousef T. Jabareen

Enshrining Exclusion: The Nation-State Law and the Arab-Palestinian Minority in Israel – By Yousef T. Jabareen

Dr. Yousef T. Jabareen May 12, 2015 1

Yousef T. Jabareen in Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character [This essay is part of Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character. The forum’s home page can

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The Ghost of Jabotinsky and the Future of Israel – By Jeffrey Veidlinger

The Ghost of Jabotinsky and the Future of Israel – By Jeffrey Veidlinger

Jeffrey Veidlinger May 12, 2015 0

Jeffrey Veidlinger on Hillel Halkin’s Jabotinsky: a Life There is little question that Vladimir Jabotinsky, the founder of the Revisionist Zionist Movement, was one of the most controversial thinkers and activists among the founders of the

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Too Jewish? – By Moshe Koppel

Too Jewish? – By Moshe Koppel

Moshe Koppel April 1, 2015 1

Moshe Koppel in Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character [This essay is part of Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character. The forum’s home page can be found here.]

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Considerations on the Current Crisis in Israel’s Constitution – By Yoram Hazony

Considerations on the Current Crisis in Israel’s Constitution – By Yoram Hazony

Yoram Hazony March 26, 2015 0

Yoram Hazony in Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character [This essay is part of Defining Israel: A Forum on Recent Attempts to Determine Israel’s Character. The forum’s home page can be

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Asking Better Questions about Ancient Material Culture

Asking Better Questions about Ancient Material Culture

Phillip M. Sherman March 12, 2015 0

Phillip Sherman talks with Erin Darby about  ancient Judean pillar figurines. Professor Darby uses the example of Judean pillar figurines to examine methodological approaches for interpreting material culture. She encourages historians to be more rigorous

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