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Anti-Zionism Has No Place in the Progressive Movement

Campus Week: A guide for Jewish students and their elders

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Welcoming Zionist Ideas Into the Sukkah, Day 5: Occupy Zionism

Today, for our ongoing series of influential Zionist texts, a double billing from modern Israel: Stav Shaffir’s political activism and Yedidia Stern’s balance of competing identities

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Welcoming Zionist Ideas Into the Sukkah, Day 3

For every day of Sukkot, we’re publishing a text by a different Zionist writer. Today it’s the French-Algerian author, Shmuel Trigano, on the illusions of post-Zionism

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Welcoming Zionist Ideas Into the Sukkah, Day 2

For every day of Sukkot, we’re publishing a text by a different Zionist pioneer. Today, a seminal figure in Hebrew literature: Joseph Hayyim Brenner

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Welcoming Zionist Ideas Into the Sukkah, Day 1

For every day of Sukkot, we’ll provide a text by a different Zionist pioneer. Today’s excerpt comes from Berl Katzenelson’s ‘Revolution and Tradition’

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The Amazing Return of the Yabloner Rebbe

An astonishing true story of a man’s encounter with fate

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Who Is Julia Salazar?

The complex personal history and views of an increasingly competitive New York state Senate candidate for Brooklyn

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L’Honneur d’Israël

Full text of a speech delivered before the Academic College of Netanya, June 18, 2018, upon receiving an Honoris Causa doctorate

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The End of Human Rights

‘Rooted Cosmpolitans’ traces how the fight over human rights remains a struggle over Jewish identity and destiny

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Social Justice and the Future of Judaism

In ‘To Heal the World?,’ his critique of the modern Jewish left, Jonathan Neumann is not just wrong. He’s also way out of his league.

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70 Reasons to Celebrate Israel

A love letter in 70 lines

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Gangsters for Zion

Yom Ha’atzmaut: How Jewish mobsters helped Israel gain its independence

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‘Black Panther’ is a Great Zionist Movie

A hopeful view of a shared future for a group of people who underwent displacement and persecution over generations? Sounds familiar.

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A Shared Debt: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem

How Eichmann in Jerusalem led the thinkers into a principled disagreement over Zionism and universalism that ultimately broke their quarter-century bond

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The New Anti-Semitism at the New School

Hatred gets a respectable cap and gown

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Against Faux-Feminists Who Deny the Rights of Muslim Women and Jews

Why today’s postmodern postcolonial feminism avoids the true front lines of the battle for women’s rights

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Elisheva Bikhovsky, One of the Greatest Poets in the Modern Hebrew Language, Wasn’t Jewish

A casualty of a naïve belief in Israel’s potential to adopt a secular Hebrew culture beyond Judaism’s defining religious difference, the Russian-born writer was also revived as a feminist icon in the 1970s

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The Settler Nakba and the Rise of Post-Modern Post-Zionist Religious Ideology on the West Bank

To better understand the settler movement today, look to new thinkers like Rav Shagar, not the foundational minds of Ravs Kook, Amital, and Lichtenstein

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There is No Position on Israel That Absolves or Excuses Your Anti-Semitism

There’s something perverse about dismissing anti-Semitism concerns of Jews in the U.S. by explaining how much you like Jews when they’re 6,000 miles away

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Richard Spencer Says He Just Wants ‘White Zionism.’ Here’s Why That’s Malicious Nonsense.

The far-right leader loves to misrepresent the values of Jews and other minorities in efforts to troll them. No one should fall for it.

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Disgrace and the Democratic Socialists of America

With a vote for BDS, one part of the left heads for oblivion

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The Iranian Intellectual Who Inspired the Islamic Revolution and Admired Israel

Iran Week: Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s astonishing and paradoxical account of his 1963 travels in the Holyland, newly translated and reissued as ‘The Israeli Republic’

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It’s Time for Zionists to Stop Celebrating the Balfour Declaration

The century-old document is a testament to colonialist double-dealing that left many Jews dead. Israel was reclaimed as the Jewish homeland in spite of it, not because of it.

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An Outsider in Jerusalem

Like a vampire, I fit nowhere in Israel but inside the real and made-up stories of lovers and others. Fifty years after the end of the Six-Day War, a look back at the monsters and myths of youth.

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Daniel Deronda, Conservative Jewish Hero

In an essential new online course, Ruth Wisse gives George Eliot’s hero a timely and insightful reading

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The Newly Relevant Case for Liberal Zionism

In the wake of attacks from both the alt-right and the left, what we can learn about the values of nationalism

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A Test for the Anti-Trump Movement

Do Jews have to make common cause with people who want to kill them?

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The Amona Conundrum

The dismantling and evacuation of the Amona outpost in the West Bank has once again put Israel’s moral and legal mettle to the test

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Why Did the New York Times Publish Fake News About Trump, Zionism, and Alan Dershowitz?

A Times opinion piece fabricated and erased the positions of American supporters of Israel, including Alan Dershowitz, in order to link Zionism to the alt-right

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Watch General John Allen’s Moving Account of How He Became a Zionist—and Why He Still Has Hope for Peace

The four-star general spoke earlier this month at an Israel Policy Forum gala in New York

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