Benjamin Kerstein

Benjamin Kerstein is Associate Editor of The Tower Magazine and the author of Diary of an Anti-Chomskyite and the novel The Mighty Quinn, available at He lives in Tel Aviv.

Articles by Benjamin Kerstein

foto via van de muur in bezet Palestijns gebied door Israël

The facile calls to "end the occupation" misunderstand the powerful strategic and moral goals that underlie Israel's century-long

Likud party leader Benjamin Netanyahu raises his hands while giving his victory speech after winning his first election, June 2, 1996. Photo: Flash90

Unpopular, undeterred, undefeatable. Master of the political machine. And soon to be Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. As Benjamin Netanyahu begins his

Killings at the Ozar Hatorah jewish school in Toulouse

The Global Pogrom

29.07.14 at 16:14

BENJAMIN KERSTEIN puts the hardest question on the table: Has Jewish life around the

Memorial to the murdered Jews of Zdunska Wola, inside Trumpeldor Cemetery. Photo: Aviram Valdman / The Tower

Valley of the Giants

03.06.14 at 9:52

In a quiet corner of Israel’s most secular city lies holy ground: a cemetery containing some of the greatest leaders

Photo: amvrosii/123rf

Another round of peace talks, another round of failure. BENJAMIN KERSTEIN explores the grinding psychological burden of a conflict that