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Dec 10, 2012, 5:37 PM
In Defense of Liberal Zionism
Noam Sheizaf has responded to Leon Wieseltier’s confession that he’s lost hope the two state solution is achievable within his lifetime. Sheizaf argues that when liberal Zionists take that position, their views are “morally and politically wrong.” This is...
Nov 23, 2012, 11:15 PM
Israel as a Real Country
Rosa Brooks claims in her latest Foreign Policy piece that she’s thankful “America didn’t turn out like Israel.” I must admit I fail to see the purpose of the argument, except as a gratuitous attack on Israel in the...
Oct 9, 2012, 4:14 PM
Anti-Semitism, ghost stories, and advocacy on Israel/Palestine
There's a lesson to take away from the fact that the co-founder of the Free Gaza Movement has been exposed as as trafficking in anti-Semitism
Jul 26, 2012, 8:53 PM
Daniel Gordis suddenly gets it?
Daniel Gordis has just come out with a new piece in Tablet Magazine, wondering about the manner in which Jews talk to each other when they disagree over Israel. It seems Gordis was the target of some nasty accusations...
Jun 21, 2012, 7:01 PM
Presidential Conference Takeaway: Peter Beinart Isn’t Evil
During his Presidential Conference session with bloggers, the man many like to hate proved to be a mensch who cares deeply about Jewish identity and Israel
May 16, 2012, 3:51 PM
Jewishness as Ethnicity not Religion
Yesterday the tangled issue of Israeli citizenship and what it means to be a Jew hit the news again. A district court in Haifa ruled that a petitioner, Uzzi Ornan, could not be considered a citizen of Israel based...
May 4, 2012, 12:37 AM
Detaching Exile from Zionism
What do David Ben-Gurion, Ariel Sharon, and A.B. Yehoshua all have in common? All believe(d) that Jews would always be in danger (physically and spiritually) so long as they remained in exile and did not make aliyah to Israel. In...
Apr 22, 2012, 8:43 PM
Alternate Parameters for Discussing Zionism
There are different ways to discuss Zionism, and in this context I think we should applaud the new blog, Open Zion, for representing one effort to have an open and frank discussion about the movement. But as Yoel Finkelman...
Mar 19, 2012, 3:42 PM
Reinvigorate the World Zionist Congress
With more and more voices joining the debate on Israel, it's time to silence the cacophony and centralize the discussion
Brent Sasley is Assistant Professor in Political Science, at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he teaches Israel and Middle East politics, and works on the politics of Jewish identity