Category: Zionism

The politics of shmita

Sep 5, 2014

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We need truly Zionist, nationally-responsible, and halachically-uplifting solutions to the crisis of shmita (the Jewish agricultural sabbatical year) – for the benefit of religious and non-religious Israelis alike.

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The sky is not falling

May 1, 2014

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On its 66th Independence Day, Israel is winning on all battlefronts; overcoming every challenge; and advancing in all ways. Israel will continue to prosper and achieve, despite long-term lingering conflict with the Palestinians and notwithstanding the apocalyptic agonizing of well-meaning friends like John Kerry.

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Towards a more united Jewish people

Apr 4, 2014

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By synthesizing tradition with modernity through Jewish heritage and Zionist values programs, “Am Yisrael Echad” encourages development of an Israeli society that is more in tune with its roots, and is thus more united.

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Israel: The Bright Side of Life

Nov 22, 2013

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A net assessment of the strategic situation leads to the conclusion that Israel is winning on all battlefronts.

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Pray for a predictable year

Sep 13, 2013

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Yom Kippur prayers for stability, quiet, resilience and moral character.

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Biblically-resonant Israeli wine

Aug 11, 2013

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The Land of Israel is again coming alive and giving forth magnificent fruit to its indigenous people after 2,000 years of desolation and neglect. EU boycotters are going to miss out on a lot of great Israeli wine.

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Celebrating Complexity: In Tribute to Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

May 17, 2013

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Marking his 80th birthday, Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein has modeled for us a rich life of religious purity, constant study, intellectual rigor, universal knowledge, and societal commitment.

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Israel’s resurgence: A spiritual calculus

Apr 12, 2013

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Reflections for Israel’s 65th Independence Day: Belief in the power of Jewish history, animated by ancient faith, explains much about Israel today… Those who consider history only in temporal terms underestimate and misjudge Israel.

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The Bakum Initiation

Mar 11, 2013

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Sending your son off to serve in a frontline Israeli army combat unit is a raw test of Zionist ideology and commitment. It also makes you a real Israeli.

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A debate on “Israel Hayom” and democracy in Israel

Oct 16, 2012

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Is Sheldon Adelson’s “Israel Hayom” newspaper killing the Israeli press and endangering Israeli democracy, or ensuring Israeli democracy by guaranteeing media heterogeneity? A debate between me and Ori Nir of the American Friends of Peace Now.

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