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Aug 25, 2019, 7:14 PM
When will Jews learn? This was all so predictable.
When I started writing in this space five years ago, I would worry sometimes I was being too hyperbolic. Now I worry about not being enough. July 9, 2015: Nov. 23, 2016: ___________________________________________________________________________ Moshe the Beadle. Every living Jew should know Moshe the Beadle. The very...
Mar 11, 2019, 12:00 AM
Hypnotized by Israel? Hypnotized by the Jews.
It’s not easy being pro-Israel in today’s America. To begin with, the notion that any country filled with millions of people from different races and faiths should be judged in such wide-sweeping generalizations as to characterize one’s attitudes towards...
Feb 22, 2019, 12:54 AM
Israel is a centrist country
Combine deep socialist roots with grave security concerns and you get citizens who buck the usual left-right divide
Nov 9, 2018, 4:23 PM
My fellow Jews, It’s the first Shabbat after a bloody US midterm election campaign. Truth be told, it’s been a bloody few years. A cancerous tumor has infected World Jewry, tearing at the fabric from every corner – American vs. Israeli,...
Nov 7, 2018, 10:20 PM
It takes two to divide
This god of ours has a wicked sense of humor. It keeps playing the same joke on us over and over and over again. It can’t get enough. No matter how many times we repeat the cycle, it still...
Nov 5, 2018, 6:13 AM
FYI: British Left hates Jews – won’t condemn Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
Dear America, I know it’s been a tough week, especially for Jews. Whenever you’re feeling down keep this in mind: It could always be worse. You could be living in the UK, where the British Left hates Jews so much – all this...
Nov 3, 2018, 10:54 PM
America is Playing with Fire
America has been on this new road in history for almost 3 years now. Europe started however many years earlier and is that much further ahead. In Europe it was a slow, steady stream with short bursts that amplified it. There...
Oct 28, 2018, 11:59 AM
Israel or Diaspora? – Part 3: The only realistic solution
I wrote this a few days before the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. The intention was to highlight the only realistic solution for Israel, not the Diaspora. Now I'm starting to believe it's for both. (More about America's anti-Semitic tumor...
Oct 27, 2018, 7:37 PM
Israel or Diaspora? – Part 2: How it is when Politics is Religion
We can talk about how it should be, or we can talk about how it is. To pay lip service to the former, Jews all over the world deserve a say in Israel’s religious affairs. I’d even say a vote....
Oct 26, 2018, 7:08 PM
Israel or Diaspora? – Part 1: It’s the Jews who are fighting
For the first time in its history, Diaspora Jewry is feeling increasingly let down by its relationship with Israel. Some would even say slighted – and rightfully so – while others might call them a freier (sucker). But the...
Yoni Leviatan is a British-born, American-raised, Israeli-blooded
who loves to think out loud. Especially about Israel. Originally from Coral Springs, Florida, Yoni has been living in Tel Aviv since 2009, returning to the land of his parents and grandparents and ancestors before them. He has a BA in Criminology from the University of Florida and an MA in Political Science & Political Communication from Tel Aviv University.
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