Category: Zionism

Charity keeps society sane

Sep 11, 2020

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At this time of coronavirus uncertainty and all its attendant ills – which threaten to overwhelm Israeli, indeed global society, this winter – giving some tzedaka can have many rewards. “To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.”

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A Tribute to Dr. Michael Levenstein z”l

Sep 4, 2020

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Dr. Michael Levenstein OBM was by best friend, over 40 years. He was an esteemed family medicine doctor, a respected community activist, a wonderful family man, an enormous talmid chacham (Torah scholar) and a passionate Zionist.

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Aliyah: A 30-year retrospective

Aug 7, 2020

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Despite the mixed balance sheet of changes that have taken place in this country’s society and politics over the past 30 years since I moved to Israel, it is a privilege to be part of a meta-historic, grand drama of Jewish national renewal and redemption.

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Would we be worthy

Jul 31, 2020

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Rabbi Haim Sabato’s elegy for Tisha Be’Av, mourning Israel’s loss of national unity and moral priorities, translated here into English for the first time. He terms our current situation keter evion, a “pauper’s crown,” meaning sunk to rock bottom. Rav Sabato blames not only our politicians, but cultural leaders and educators too.

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The Beinart betrayal

Jul 10, 2020

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The progressive Pope, Peter Beinart, seeks to denude the Jewish state of its rightful place among the nations. Alas, he seems to have decayed into a cocoon; inside a reactionary, defeatist brain that secretes poison. In this venal endeavor Beinart will fail.

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Maimonides in Maaleh Adumim

Jun 5, 2020

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A tribute to Rabbi Dr. Nachum Eliezer Rabinovich zt”l, who passed away on May 6. He passionately believed that every Jew ought to move to Israel, because the Divine drama playing out here was an incredible opportunity to rebuild the Jewish People.

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Truly at home

May 1, 2020

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A Yom Haatzmaut weekend reflection on the meaning of home in grand historical perspective; on the modern Jewish, Zionist and democratic home in the State of Israel. The Jewish people indeed has come home, in every sense of the word.

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Commitment, combat and corona

Mar 27, 2020

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Sending-off your son this week to serve in the IDF is a raw test of Zionist commitment, especially during a contagion.

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‘Buycott’ for Shabbat

Dec 6, 2019

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A consumer campaign is necessary to preserve Shabbat as an Israeli national cultural-religious asset.

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Transcendence in Hebron

Nov 29, 2019

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From the leftist Israeli media you would never know that 50,000 Jews celebrated Zionism in Hebron last weekend.

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David M. Weinberg is a think tank director, 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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