As Israel fought for independence, David Ben-Gurion turned the military’s guns on Jews. In his new biography, Shimon Peres recalls his mentor’s greatest test.

Father Figure

Shimon Peres, Israel’s president, has written a new Nextbook Press biography of David Ben-Gurion, its first prime minster and his mentor

In Op-Ed, Abbas Distorts History

False account of Israel’s founding ill-serves two-state track

Israeli History Textbook Pulled

Previously approved text said Palestinians see expulsion as ‘ethnic cleansing’

Wise We Were Not

I fought passionately for independence—without really knowing what it meant

Lullaby of Birdland

An Israeli expat tells Charlie Parker about the shofar

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