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Sep 8, 2019, 10:59 PM
Akedah: Morally Bound By a Useful Nightmare
When resources were fewer and farther between, sacrifice was a staple of life. When it didn’t work, we gave more, desperate for assurance that the universe could only be so cruel. Human desperation knows no bounds, and can become...
Mar 10, 2019, 11:49 PM
The powerful women of Jisr az-Zarqa
Jisr az-Zarqa is an Arab village on Israel’s northern coastal plain. I first encountered the warmth of its water, sun and people during a hiking trip last Spring. I let my sweaty bag fall off my back at Juha’s...
Sep 28, 2018, 12:03 PM
Demolishing Khan al-Ahmar is the wrong thing to do
Many Israeli policies beyond the Green Line are discomforting. Even those that are legally and morally justified seem odd and needlessly complicated to many outside observers. This is especially true for observers who are accustomed to democratic government-to-citizen interaction,...
Jun 16, 2018, 3:16 PM
Answer to my pen pal
Before Shabbat, a new friend of mine asked me to better explain "my deep connection to Israel if not for spiritual reasons." Renee - please find my answer below :) Based on our conversation, I can take for granted that...
Jul 30, 2017, 11:57 AM
The Tragic Denial of Turkish Anti-Semitism
In a recent war of words between foreign ministries, Turkish spokesman Hüseyin Müftüoglu lectured his Israeli counterpart on what Turkey saw as a history of benevolence towards the Jewish people: “ the Ottoman era, communities belonging to different religions...
Josh Warhit has led hundreds of lectures on history, activism, modern geo-politics and effective communication with thousands of students from around the world. He works in public relations and lives in Tel Aviv.