Category: Zionism

A spiritual calculus for Israel Independence Day

Apr 25, 2012

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Israel is guided by an astral calculus that is not always perceptible. This explains why we sometimes stubbornly refuse to recognize the rational calculations of diplomatic cost and benefit – calculations politely impressed on us by well-meaning allies.

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Zeidy’s Kvitel

Apr 18, 2012

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For Yom Hashoah, consider this true personal story about a kvitel, a little prayer note, that connects five generations of my family through the Holocaust and beyond.

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Migron: Yalla, Pogrom!

Mar 26, 2012

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The ideological hate of the left-wing for settlers and settlements is in full view this week. Tearing down an icon of the Yesha Council –is what the current campaign is all about.

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Hippocratic Israel, Hypocritical World

Feb 16, 2012

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Treating Israelis and Palestinians side by side is a delicate balancing act. Israel gets almost no international credit for its manifold humanitarian medical activities.

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Quebec and Israel: A Convergence?

Feb 14, 2012

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My friend Richard Marceau, a Quebecois separatist and a convert to Judaism, has just published a unique autobiography which is also a polemic for Israel. He tears down stereotypes about Jews and debunks canards about Israel.

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The flawed Tal law

Jan 29, 2012

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The uncomfortable but inevitable revision of the Tal law will release Haredim from military service at a young age and tempt them into the real, working world

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Ugandan Pastor, Victim of Islamist Attack, Treated in Israel

Jan 6, 2012

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Umar Mulinde, a 38-year-old pro-Israel pastor from Uganda, has fled to Israel for emergency medical treatment at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center following an acid attack by Islamists that severely burned his face and crippled his eye.

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Embracing Optimism

Nov 22, 2011

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Despite threats to its security and assaults on its legitimacy, Israel is succeeding in advancing its national agenda. We are winning!

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Why We Are Winning!

Nov 20, 2011

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Despite threats to its security and assaults on its legitimacy, there are many trends underway in Israel, the region and the world which work to Israel’s favor. Supporters of Israel need not despair!

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Yom Kippur prayers

Oct 5, 2011

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Pray that we can reenergize our national spirit with Zionist and Jewish values, and with historical perspective that allows us to see the positive in this country and to recognize our achievements.

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David M. Weinberg is a spokesman, speechwriter, columnist and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. Read more »


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