Category: Zionism

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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On military might and moral power

Oct 18, 2019

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An unconventional theological-strategic thought: When Israel is strong socially and spiritually it earns the respect of friends and successfully deters its foes (and draws the support of the Heavens). On the link between Israel’s national security and its national decency.

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Let Zion lament

Aug 9, 2019

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For Tisha Be’Av: Isn’t it time to re-energize our national spirit with a measure of historical perspective, and our societal morals with some fine-tuned lessons from Jewish tradition?

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Make Jerusalem a priority

Jun 7, 2019

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Even an interim Israeli government can clean-up the city, stop dithering on construction, rebuff deleterious foreign pressures, and invest in all sectors of Israel’s national capital. It can reestablish forward Zionist momentum – for the greater good of both Arab and Jewish residents, and to secure the national goal of a united, livable and luminous Jerusalem.

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The best books of 2018

Jan 18, 2019

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My admittedly narrow list of the best books on Israeli and Jewish matters (including Torah commentary), including books by Moshe Arens z”l, Einat Wilf, Gil Troy, Yossi Klein Halevi, Charles Krauthammer, Yoram Hazony, Rav Uriel Eitam, Aviad Hacohen, Yael Ziegler, Kira Sirote, Rav Binyamin Tabory, Rav Eitam Henkin Hy”D and more.

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Still pro-Israel?

Dec 21, 2018

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Some hard-left Jews are out to sabotage the Birthright program. They are cutting away the limb – love for, and identification with, Israel – upon which all pro-Israel Jewish community activity must be based.

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Incontrovertibly native

Dec 7, 2018

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Every time someone says Happy Chanukah, they axiomatically acknowledge Jewish indigenous rights in Israel and on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

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