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Jun 22, 2018, 12:01 AM
Coming out... as a Zionist was not an easy decision. Friends walked away, some faster than others, but most walked away. They would call themselves pro-Palestinian, not even knowing what that meant. For the record, I say Yes, to the innocent...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Jun 20, 2018, 3:57 AM
The little ugly Zionism
Once upon a time, there was a very ugly lady. It's not nice to say but she really looked not so hot. No one liked her in any way whatsoever. At least, that's how it seemed. One day, however, it...
Raymond M. Berger
May 13, 2018, 10:29 AM
Jews, Lemmings, and Zionism
Why can’t we Jews advocate for our self-interest? Recently, far-left Israeli journalist Gideon Levy published a provocative opinion-piece in which he claimed that Zionism is inherently unjust. According to Levy, “Zionism gave birth to a terrible national wrong that has...
Apr 27, 2018, 9:11 AM
BDS Is Anti-Semitic: A Response to the 2005 “Palestinian Civil Society Call for BDS”
The BDS movement was started in 2005 by Omar Barghouti, ironically, while he was a student attending Tel Aviv University. Clearly the apartheid that is claimed by Barghouti did not exist for him since he attended the university amongst...
Mar 27, 2018, 8:23 PM
A million obstacles?
Quiet there, Mr. Ruff! Of your noise, we’ve had enough. Wouldn’t it drive you really bats If we were a million. --Katz The Two State Solution has been having a bit of a renaissance lately since around the last AIPAC conference. Executive Director of AIPAC,...
Dec 19, 2017, 4:14 AM
Do we still need Zionism?
The movement to fulfill the national aspirations and rights of the Jews has already achieved its aims
Dec 7, 2017, 11:34 PM
Speaking Up, Sovereignty, Frank Galvin, and Balfour
Mickey: The case is over. You know, you broke the first rule I ever taught you in law school. Never ask a question unless you have the answer to it. Even your own expert witness said there was no...
Dec 7, 2017, 10:50 AM
Could a Secular, Liberal, “Non-believer” Jew, Truly Support Israel?
One of the biggest philosophical questions I’ve been dabbling with, is whether or not a truly secular, liberal, “non believer” Jew such as myself, could really support, and even advocate the State of Israel. Background I’ve always been a seeker. From...
Nov 7, 2017, 10:54 PM
Free Education for Olim? Terms & Conditions Will Apply!
I'm going to try to keep this short, but don't hold me to that promise. Maybe it's intentional, maybe it's not, but the fact of the matter is that organizations in the Diaspora, like Nefesh B'Nefesh and the Jewish Agency,...
Nov 5, 2017, 1:30 PM
The enduring relevance of the Balfour Declaration: exploring the settler-colonialist myth
This week marks the centenary of the highly acclaimed Balfour Declaration. A hundred years ago, British foreign secretary Lord Balfour pledged to ‘view with favour’, the establishment of a ‘Jewish national home’ in Palestine. The declaration was met with controversy...