Daniel Johnson talks to Tzipi Hotovely, deputy foreign minister and rising star of the Jewish state, about her country’s past, present and future

Continental Europe may be wealthy, but it is no longer the seat of innovation and entrepeneurship, while Israel, which outperforms its size, is willing to take uninsurable risks at all level

Can tikkun olam save the world?

The rising star of Israeli politics

The BDS movement is the latest phase in the history of anti-Jewish prejudice but the backlash against its pernicious influence has begun

Berlin’s vast correspondence is a true monument to European, Jewish and liberal civilisation

David Cameron’s deradicalisation strategy depends on guiding potential jihadists away from Islamic extremism. But can the mentors be trusted?      

“I’ve said it before: where do the Israel-bashers stand on Syria? I’ll say it again because I hear a resounding silence.”

‘I’m an actress, Ed, and I am often commended for my timing. Frankly, my dear, yours sucks’

The impresario has a bracing honesty and has added to the gaiety of the nation