Assaf Sharon is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University. He is the cochair of Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy.
 (September 2015)

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The Jewish Terrorists

A British army officer and troops outside of the King David Hotel, which had been bombed by the underground Zionist group the Irgun, Jerusalem, July 1946

Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917–1947

by Bruce Hoffman

The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land—A True Detective Story

by Patrick Bishop
The roots of contemporary Jewish terrorism lie in the radical movements and individuals who roamed Palestine in the 1930s and 1940s. Two new books, Bruce Hoffman’s Anonymous Soldiers and Patrick Bishop’s The Reckoning, explore these roots.

Failure in Gaza

In Israel, endless controversy over Gaza has overlooked one question: How did we get here in the first place? Why, after a considerable period of relative calm, did Hamas resume rocket fire into Israel?