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Jul 21, 2021, 2:05 PM
Pistachio Peace Plan
Following Ben and Jerry's announcement of its intention to halt sales in the "Occupied Palestinian Territories,” Avi Zinger, CEO of Ben and Jerry’s Israel, called for Israelis to continue purchasing their ice cream – arguing that a boycott would...
Oct 8, 2018, 1:08 AM
Had enough? #MeToo
I wonder, constantly, how the left can live with themselves. How do they live in such a state of extreme cognitive dissonance? On the one hand, they tell us that they despise racism. Yet, the left are the most intolerant,...
Jul 6, 2017, 11:19 AM
Crawling on the Pages of Jewish History
There's a particular romance about being a combat soldier. It's in the reddish brownish boots; the children that look up to you in awe; the almost mythical reputation of the IDF's daringness and bravery; the knowledge, that after everything your...
Apr 20, 2016, 5:01 PM
When Israel Enters the Cannabis Cup
Joining the world's biggest marijuana trade show could do wonders for Israel's image
Apr 14, 2016, 3:59 PM
Why Good People Hate Israel
There she was: fragile, delicate and entirely vulnerable. As I reached out to hold my newborn niece for the first time, I experienced a profound fear of my own strength. Newborns can’t even hold their heads upright -- given the...
Jul 30, 2015, 7:35 AM
Fences and a Nuclear Iran
We don’t really believe it will happen. It can’t happen because it’s too evil to happen; it is too catastrophic to happen; it is incomprehensible. That Israel, within a few seconds, will be pulverized by a nuclear bomb is unfathomable. The...
Jun 5, 2015, 7:03 PM
A Country Based on Irrational Decisions
Tomorrow I make Aliyah. I’m leaving behind my family and friends; my network; financial comfort; my mother tongue; a domestic worker who folds my laundry; home-cooked meals; my own space; my car and the left side of the road. What I...
May 19, 2015, 2:48 PM
NIPPLES to stand for Breaking the Silence
After the controversy that followed their report about the conduct of the IDF during its last operation in Gaza, Breaking the Silence (BTS) will be honored with a standing ovation. This Thursday evening will mark the inaugural gala dinner of the...
Mar 23, 2015, 11:42 AM
Stockholm or Israel? That is the Question
It’s 2015, and again, Jews do not feel safe in Europe. A slither of autonomous Jewish land is the difference between then and now. While some Jews ask whether Israel is their solution, other Jews ask whether Israel is their...
Jan 14, 2015, 10:43 AM
Leila Khaled and the hijacking of human rights
As the adage goes, ‘actions speak louder than words’. In today’s world however, words often speak louder than actions. Human rights activism is a superb illustration of this shift. Today, one simply needs to call themselves a human rights activist...
Josh is the former Chairman of SAUJS (South African Union of Jewish Students) Cape Town; and former Board Member of the SAJBD (South African Jewish Board of Deputies) Cape Council; and Tikvah Fellow