Israel in Modern Jewish Thought
Praying For the Miracle of Israel
Multiple version of the Al Hanisim prayer have been composed to thank God for Israel, each emphasizing different aspects of the Jewish state's creation.
Toward a 21st Century Alternative Zionism
Mordecai Kaplan, A.D. Gordon, and the future of Israel-Diaspora relations.
Zionism, the Palestinians, & Peace
Do the various ideologies of Zionism allow for the practical coexistence of Jews and Palestinians?
The Religious Significance of Israel
Rabbis Kook and Soloveitchik offered differing views on what the modern state means theologically.
Religion Without State
Yeshayahu Leibowitz believed traditional Judaism has no precedent for a modern Jewish state like Israel.
This Israeli philosopher saw problems with both secular and religious Zionism.