Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Three about Israel in Slate

Slate, this week, published three excerpts from Gershon Gorenberg's new book The Unmaking of Israel.

My favorite is the one that describes how Israeli style Ultra-Orthodoxy is something new, rather than something "authentic."

See them all after the jump

How to Save Israel

The three steps that could rescue it from endless conflict and international ostracism.

Israel’s Old-Time Religion

How government policies have caused the surge in ultra-Orthodox Judaism in Israel—and why it’s an economic disaster.

The Mystery of 1948

Did Israel actually plan to expel most of its Arabs in 1948? Or not?

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