IsraelCast Episode 93
From Zionist pioneer, Leon Pinsker, to the Father of Modern Zionism, Theodor Herzl, to the first President of Israel, Chaim Weizmann, the story of Zionism has been filled with controversy, misunderstanding, and astonishing feats. Author of Zionism: The Concise History, Alex Ryvchin sits down with host, Steven Shalowitz, to tell the story of Zionism and the impact it has on modern Jewish identity and to war and peace in the Middle East.
Returning guest, Alex Ryvchin is Co‑Executive Chief Officer of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry. A lawyer by trade, he’s a prolific writer and speaker on international affairs, the Arab‑Israeli conflict, anti‑Semitism, and religious identity. Alex has written two books, including The Anti‑Israel Agenda: Inside the Political War on the Jewish State, and more recently Zionism: The Concise History.