Drawing on reggae's progressive vision of "Zion," Israeli musical groups offer a new way of thinking about Zionism, writes graduate fellow Hayim Katsman.
During World War I, philosopher Hermann Cohen argued that Jews could be true and full citizens of the new German nation-state. Many of his contemporaries, including other Jews, disagreed. Professor Michael Rosenthal explains.
Ilana Pardes' new book from UW Press explores the dreamy world of Agnon's literature and the biblical Song of Songs.