Category Archives: The Jewish people

Will Israel remain a Jewish and Zionist state?

The Jewish state is truly under siege. Not from the Hamasniks of Gaza, who – despite their posturing – are no more than an annoyance (although a rather vicious one that our government is not dealing with properly), but from … Continue reading

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But what about the Druze?

I didn’t intend to write about the Nation-State Law again. I thought that I had explained my position that the law is an expression of what it means to be a Jewish state, and is essential to protect our Zionist … Continue reading

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Why they hate the Nation-State Law

The Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People was finally passed a few days ago. The practical, concrete consequences are minimal. There will be neither more nor fewer Arabic road signs. Nobody will lose their right to … Continue reading

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The Nation-State Law rises again

Five years since its initial introduction by MK Avi Dichter, the Nation State Bill is being hotly debated in the Knesset once again. Israel’s Declaration of Independence announced the creation of “A Jewish state in Eretz-Israel,” and added, The State … Continue reading

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Abolish the Rabbinut!

I have expended billions, perhaps hundreds of billions, of electrons attacking liberal strains of Judaism, particularly in the US but also in Israel, for what I perceive as a conflation of Judaism and Jewish ethics with liberal politics. Today it’s … Continue reading

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