Wise Fridays: On Land and in Heaven

“Each people has as much heaven over its head as it has land under its feet.”

Hayim Nachman Bialik

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How “Hatikvah” (The Hope) Became Israel’s National Anthem

The surprising history of one of modern Judaism's most important songs.

Ze’ev Jabotinsky

Zionist leader and founder of the Zionist Revisionist movement.

The Land of Israel in Medieval Jewish Thought

Because most Jews of this period lived in the Diaspora, Israel was an abstract concept.