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On the Western Political Tradition

“How The Talmud Saved The West,” Good Faith Effort (podcast), June 14, 2022

“What is Anglo-American Nationalism?,” Modern Age, Spring 2021

“American Nationalists,” The American Conservative, July 2, 2020 (with Yoram Hazony)

“American Restoration: Edmund Burke and the American Constitution,” American Affairs, February 17, 2020

“Toward a Renewed Liberal Nationalism?,” Law & Liberty, October 23, 2019

“Why America Needs New Alliances,” Wall Street Journal, April 5, 2019 (with Yoram Hazony)

John Selden and the Western Political Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

“What Is Conservatism?,” American Affairs, Summer 2017 (with Yoram Hazony)

“John Selden and the Jewish Fountainhead of the International Law of the Sea,” International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, M. Garcia-Salomones, et al, eds. (Oxford University Press, 2017)

“John Selden and the Jewish Legal Tradition as a Model for the English Common Law,” Standpoint, July-August 2016

“It Shall Be a Nation: Terry Gilliam’s Exploration of National Identity, Between Rationalism and Imagination,” The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It’s a Mad World, J. Birkenstein, ed. (Columbia University Press, 2015)

“John Selden and the Early Modern Debate over the Foundations of Political Order,” Annuaire de l’Institut Michel Villey 3/2011 (Paris University Press, 2012)

“Introduction,” Patriarcha by Sir Robert Filmer, first Hebrew-language edition (Shalem Press, 2009) [Hebrew]

“Introduction,” Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, first Hebrew-language edition (Shalem Press, 2008) [Hebrew]

The “politick personality”: Edmund Burke’s Political Ideas and the Lockean Inheritance (PHD dissertation, University of London, 2005)

“Introduction,” The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek, first Hebrew-language edition (Shalem Press, 1998) [Hebrew]

The New Prince: Silvio Berlusconi and the Italian Conservative Tradition,” Azure (Summer 5757 / 1997)

On The Arab World and the New Middle East

“Leadership for the Nation and from its Authority,” Hashiloach, September 2023 (Hebrew)

“The Restoration of the Jewish People,” Mosaic Magazine, November 4, 2019

“Italy’s Unheralded Role in Securing International Support for the Balfour Declaration, and Beyond,” Mosaic Magazine, January 10, 2019

“Israeli Restoration,” First Things, August 9, 2018

“New Challenges, and New Opportunities, for the Guardian of the Jewish Nation,” Mosaic Magazine, May 29, 2018

“Israel’s Demographic Miracle,” Mosaic Magazine, May 7, 2018

“Israel is Not Sliding into Fascism,” Forward, January 24, 2018

“Time for a Reset,” Jerusalem Post, February 15, 2017 (with Gidon Saar)

“The Crescent and the Lion,” Providence, Summer 2016. (On the rise of Ethiopia in the Mideast)

“A Better Future for the Middle East,” Mosaic, July 2016

“The Great Arab-Sunni Implosion and its Consequences,” Mosaic, July 2016

“Israel Should Support Syrian Druzistan,” Interview with Zvi Hauser, Al-Monitor, July 9, 2015

“The Druze Fight for Israel: Should They Now Fight Alone?,” Tablet, July 7, 2015 (with Yoram Hazony)

“Moment of Truth Drawing Near for Syria’s Druze – and for Israel,” Ynet, June 17, 2015

“Shifting Alliances in the Middle East,” Commentary, October 2014

“Objects in Mirror Appear Larger Than They Are,” Mosaic, January 26, 2014

“Israel in The Eye of the Hurricane,” Mosaic, January 26, 2014

“Il Declino Demografico, Un Mito Duro a Morire,” [Italian], Limes–Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica, March 11, 2011

“Was There Ever a Palestinian ‘Nation’?,” Ynet, June 29, 2007

 On Jewish Ideas

“Jerusalem, Above Our Chiefest Joy,” First Things, December 8, 2017

“On Zion: A Reality That Fashions Imagination,” in M. Oren et. al. (Eds.) New Essays On Zionism (Shalem Press, Jerusalem, 2006)

The First Israelis,” Azure 6 (Winter 5759 / 1999)

“The Way of the World,” Azure 5 (Autumn 5759 / 1998). On the natural morality that undergirds Jewish thought.

“Act and Comprehend,” Azure 1 (Summer 5756 / 1996). On the confused exaltation of principle over deed.

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