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Oct 3, 2018, 8:19 AM
To my attacker
My wife is angry at you, but I'm not. You didn't want to attack me personally, you wanted to attack an Israeli
Jun 6, 2016, 11:50 AM
Letters from the Jerusalem Day Flag March 2016
He was there wearing a kippah, holding an Israeli flag and handing out flowers -- Confused? That's OK
Jul 31, 2015, 11:15 AM
Stop being shocked
This morning the IDF denounced the arson of two West Bank homes at the hands of Jewish terrorists. A 1 year old died in the fire. Thousands of soldiers are currently searching for the terrorists. MK Naftali Benett, the political leader...
Jun 17, 2015, 1:35 PM
A defense of racial profiling (and a critique)
Quick thought experiment: You own a cafe. You know with 100% certainty that a woman plans to enter your cafe at 2:00 PM today to detonate a bomb that would destroy the Earth and all its inhabitants. You know...
May 18, 2015, 12:53 PM
Jerusalem Day: The kids aren’t alright
The flag marchers were not just this-will-make-a-great-story insane, they were this-will-end-terribly insane
Apr 26, 2015, 12:40 PM
How to change a mind: screams, silence, and schools
I understand why the police moved me along. Last week I was waiting in a long line for entry to Combatants for Peace’s joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial service while, behind a barricade and a cluster of uniforms, some guys stood silently...
Apr 13, 2015, 8:09 PM
Freedom, Pride, and Unintentional Racism
I am a proud Australian even though I am ashamed of some aspects of Australia. I am ashamed of Australia’s racial disparity in living standards, its current Prime Minister (who is an idiot), and of course its past of...
Mar 15, 2015, 6:01 PM
How to Avoid Accidentally Being the Moron
"You know we’re just waiting for you to die, right?" That’s my internal reaction to old-school doctors that disrespect nurses. And old-school racists. I don’t say it. But I want to. It’s just easier to develop moral norms without the input...
Jan 20, 2015, 9:41 PM
In Australia, my wearing a kippah (Jewish head-covering) is either an indicator of my religion, or a conversation starter (“what’s with the tiny hat?”). In Israel, it’s more complicated. And annoying; my hat is a sociopolitical proclamation. Oversimplified, the material, size, and placement...
Jan 5, 2015, 10:49 AM
I accept that the people running religion and the people running the state should be different people. Power corrupts, blah blah blah. But religion pervades every aspect of life so at what point is a politician’s idea too religious? “When political...
Zev Levi is an Australian oleh cataloging how his opinions on local issues change and why. If you think he's wrong or missing something, let him know.