Ben Gurion Uncensored: The ‘Old Man’ We Never Knew

50 years his retirement Israel’s first Prime Minister, it is worth returning to the Encyclopaedia Hebraica’s entry on Ben-Gurion, written by Yeshayahu Leibowitz – especially to the parts that were originally censored about the Dimona nuclear reactor, his style of leadership and questions of Jewish identity.

Mossad and Shin Bet Continue Their Game of Hide-and Seek in Israel’s New Budget

The intelligence agencies’ budgets are buried deep within the seemingly innocuous ‘General Reserves’ section of the new state budget. From there the funds will be transferred to a defense item cryptically titled “Defense Ministry Miscellaneous.’