The Biblical Century
The Hebrew Republic: Jewish Sources and the Transformation of European Political Thought by Eric Nelson
Summer 5770 / 2010, no. 41
Judaism and the Modern State
Why Hobbes learned Hebrew.
Summer 5765 / 2005, no. 21
On the National State, Part 3: Character
What kind of men and women are needed to maintain the Jewish state? Last of three articles.
Winter 5763 / 2003, no. 14
On the National State, Part 2: The Guardian of the Jews
A national home is more than a place of refuge.
Summer 5762 / 2002, no. 13
On the National State, Part 1: Empire and Anarchy
In defense of the beleaguered idea of the sovereignty of nations.
Winter 5762 / 2002, no. 12
Did Herzl Want A “Jewish” State?
Even after Herzl's deconstruction, the answer is still yes.
Spring 5760 / 2000, no. 9
Winter 5759 / 1999, no. 6
The Jewish Origins of the Western Disobedience Tradition
Civil disobedience did not, as we are taught, begin with Socrates and Antigone, but with a Hebrew Bible that rejected the supremacy of human law.
Summer 5758 / 1998, no. 4
‘The Jewish State’ at 100
Does anyone remember the ideas that founded the Jewish state?
Summer 5757 / 1997, no. 2
The End of Zionism?
The ideology that built the State of Israel has given way to a Post-Zionism that sanctifies Jewish disempowerment.
Summer 5756 / 1996, no. 1
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