Steven B. Smith, professor of political science at Yale University, is the author of Spinoza, Liberalism, and Jewish Identity and, most recently, Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Saul Bellow.
The Zionist debate between the two men is old but still urgent. Can their disparate visions be reconciled? Do they need to be?
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