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Feb 23, 2023, 6:10 AM
Is It Worth It? Why Israel Should Pass the Judicial Reform
The past few weeks have been bloody. Israel seems to have stepped up its counter-offensive against the terrorists and the Palestinians have increased the dangerous vitriol that has sparked a new wave of grass-roots terrorism by disaffected individuals. The...
Jan 8, 2023, 12:26 AM
Leaving the Fold: The Natural Process of “De-Zionification”
Last Friday night, as I was taking an evening stroll with a friend, we passed a group of Religious-Zionist Israeli teenagers who approached me (I’m not entirely anonymous in my hometown community…) and asked to speak with me. I...
Jan 2, 2023, 10:41 AM
Aliyah Leshma: How Establishment Pressures Deny Authenticity
Six years ago, when I made the difficult decision to emigrate from the US to Israel, I anticipated some difficulty in acclimating to the new culture and society. However, as I came to discover, Israeli society’s perception of aliyah...
Nov 29, 2022, 4:44 AM
How to Save the PA: On Replacing a Corrupt Leadership
Over the past few years, I’ve tried my best to study the intricate relationship between the Palestinian Authority and the Israeli establishment. This has not been an easy task, owing to the many different narratives that surround the conflict,...
Nov 20, 2022, 5:43 PM
The Decline and Fall of the American Empire: How to Fight a Decaying System
For the past thirty years, much of the civilized world has experienced a long period of peace. The Pax Americana, as many have called it, has redefined Western civilization. It has reestablished social hierarchies, maintained control over the vast...
Nov 8, 2022, 7:34 PM
No to Democratic Fundamentalism: Dealing with Israeli ‘Fascism’
Last week’s elections struck a nerve. I’m not one of those apologetic leftists who call out the Far-Right for racist rhetoric and unruly behavior. I don’t fear that Ben Gvir’s presence in the Israeli government will change the internal...
Sep 25, 2022, 9:54 AM
Anti-Zionism = Antisemitism?
Living in Israel for some time now, I’ve had my fair share of run-ins with Zionist ideology. From my hesitance to serve in the army to my difficulties finding a stable framework, academic or employment, and to my general...
Aug 5, 2022, 11:07 PM
Should we stay or should we go? Indecision about aliyah harms Israel
Five and a half years ago, I decided to make Aliyah and leave the US. I remember a conversation that I had shortly before making the decision with an extended family member who works at NSA about the Pollard...
Jul 5, 2022, 6:47 AM
The Threat of Euro-Skeptic Antisemitism
After two years of Covid lockdowns and travel restrictions, I recently availed myself of the luxury of taking a trip to Europe. As a teenager, I escaped to Europe in search of inspiration and culture, a refreshing alternative to...
Jun 30, 2022, 5:39 PM
The Grand Illusion of U.S. Benevolence
On May 8, 1945, VE Day, the allied armies conquered Europe and vanquished the Nazi menace. Over the following few years, the U.S., along with the U.K., France and the USSR, administered every aspect of German life, economy and...
Originally from Westchester, NY, Aryeh made Aliyah 6 years ago and identifies with the National-Religious community in Israel.