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West Bank Rabbi Menachem Froman’s Zionist Post-Zionism, and What It Can Teach American Jews

The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right

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In the Best Bar in the Middle East and Africa, Zionism Is Alive in a Highball

A night at the Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv’s coolest bar

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Ebb Tide in the Golden Country

All is not as it was for Jews in America

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‘Mr. Sinatra Adored Israel, and Israel Adored Him Back.’

The Chairman of the Board died 17 years ago today. In his centennial year, a tour of his deep-seated Zionism.

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Is Zionism Racism?

Israel is not a normal state. Here’s why.

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The Liberal American Jewish Psyche in Crisis

Can Zionism and U.S. liberalism coexist under Netanyahu?

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True Confessions of a Non-Zionist Jew

Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.

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Wild Thing: Max Blumenthal’s Creepy Anti-Zionist Odyssey

What should anti-Zionists do about the bullying hater in their midst?

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Stuck Between Berlin and Jerusalem

What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?

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The Zionist Dream in the Poconos

An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds

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American Jews Must Stop Obsessing Over the Holocaust

Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora

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Israelis in Berlin

The insidious, and mistaken, media meme around the irresistible story of Israelis choosing to live in Germany

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My Jewish Feminist Problem

Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel

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Letters From Multilingual Tel Aviv Show the Early Limits of Hebrew

How Jewish immigrants negotiated pressure to learn Western languages and maintain links between the Diaspora and Zion

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Why African-American Firebrand Chloe Valdary Wants To Ignite a Zionist Renaissance

She’s young, eloquent, and passionately engaged in the defense of Israel on campus—and a lightning rod for skepticism

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For Insight Into #Gamergate, Look to Israel

In both cases, dialogue is silly when the other side wishes you were dead

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Remembering Ralph Goldman, Lifelong Champion of the Jewish State

The ardent Zionist and devoted Jewish civil servant died last week at age 100

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How My Father’s Problem With Blacks Mirrors the Left’s Problem With Jews

The temptations of tribalism distort the tempers and minds of people who want to do good

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My Jewish Feminism: A Memoir

The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes

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Johnny Cash in the Holy Land

The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week

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Is There Still a Jewish Question? Why I’m an Anti-Anti-Zionist

In this essay, from 2003, the leftist feminist rock critic Ellen Willis discussed her misgivings about Zionism—and about its opponents

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The Philosophy Behind Zingerman’s Deli

Co-founder took cues from Russian Anarchists in crafting business empire

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Was Vladimir Jabotinsky the Zionist Nabokov?

A look at the fearsome ideologue’s brilliant Odessa family novel, ‘The Five’

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Anti-Israel Protests Make the Case for Israel

As protestors’ rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in Israel

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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 2

The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust

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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 1

The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism

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Why Obama, Kerry, Abbas, Hamas, BDS, and Hezbollah Will All Go Poof!

Bad newspaper headlines aside, it’s been a pretty good century for the Zionists

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Leaving Israel, Russian Jews Find a New Home in Halifax

Drawn by the cool climate and slow pace of life, hundreds of immigrants bolster the small Jewish community in Nova Scotia’s capital

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How the Pledge of Allegiance Helped Me Love ‘Hatikvah’

The nationalist anthem my kids sing at camp makes me uneasy. But I grew up reciting a jingoistic pledge, and I turned out OK.

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The Shondes Defend Pro-BDS Stance

Talking to lead singer Louisa Solomon about the band’s canceled DC JCC gig

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