So the Israelis emerged, as Gershom Gorenberg called it, with an "accidental empire."
As Gershom Gorenberg points out, both Israelis and Palestinians like to erase or blur those boundaries.
Gershom Gorenberg on Israel's Orthodox challenge, from August's issue of Prospect magazine.
Just last week, Gershom Gorenberg argued in these pages for the abolishment of the chief rabbinate.
Israeli historian Gershom Gorenberg writes that Israelis should be celebrating the U.N. vote—not vetoing it.
Her distrust of Gershom was so strong that she could not bring herself to a direct reply.
Yet it had been a power for good in Gershom and in all the country round.
Clifton Holt did not say much to any one, except his sister Elizabeth, of all that was to be undertaken soon in Gershom.
He did not speak often about this to any one—not a man in Gershom but had more to say about it than he.
As for Gershom, no one seemed to think him of sufficient importance to throw away any interest or care on him.
expulsion. (1.) The eldest son of Levi (1 Chr. 6:16, 17, 20, 43, 62, 71; 15:7)=GERSHON (q.v.). (2.) The elder of the two sons of Moses born to him in Midian (Ex. 2:22; 18:3). On his way to Egypt with his family, in obedience to the command of the Lord, Moses was attacked by a sudden and dangerous illness (4:24-26), which Zipporah his wife believed to have been sent because he had neglected to circumcise his son. She accordingly took a "sharp stone" and circumcised her son Gershom, saying, "Surely a bloody husband art thou to me", i.e., by the blood of her child she had, as it were, purchased her husband, had won him back again. (3.) A descendant of Phinehas who returned with Ezra from Babylon (Ezra 8:2). (4.) The son of Manasseh (Judg. 18:30), in R.V. "of Moses."