Daniel Gordis Teaches Menachem Begin: Israel’s Jewish Prime Minister
Menachem Begin is one of the most consequential and misunderstood figures in modern Jewish history. In this online course, Begin biographer Daniel Gordis will guide you through his dramatic life, and all that he sought to achieve for the Jewish state.
Daniel Gordis is one of the premier writers and intellectuals covering Israeli history, Jewish ideas, and life in the modern Jewish state. He is the Koret Distinguished Fellow at Shalem College and the author of the newsletter Israel from the Inside. His books include the biography Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s Soul (2014), Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn (2016), and We Stand Divided: The Rift Between American Jews and Israel (2019). His writing has been published in Mosaic, Commentary, the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, and many other publications. His forthcoming book, Impossible Takes Longer, will be published in April 2023.