Category Archives: Zionism

What happened to my home town

Now a few words about my home town, Fresno California, butt of countless jokes and YouTubes full of mostly derogatory references to it from films and TV shows made in sophisticated Los Angeles. With a population of about 525,000, it … Continue reading

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Europeans, Jews and the Holocaust

The story of Jews, Poles and the Holocaust is not simple. Of course some Poles cooperated with the Nazis in murdering Jews. Some even murdered Jews by themselves, sometimes even after the Germans were gone. On the other hand, the … Continue reading

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Where may a Jew live?

In my previous post I said that Rabbi Raziel Shevach, z”l, was murdered only because he was a Jew. A reader of my blog took issue, and because I think this question is important, I’ve decided to write a special … Continue reading

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Zionism and ‘Lennonism’

Who among us wouldn’t – doesn’t – prioritize the well-being of members of one’s own immediate family above others? Other things being equal, if one has a chance to help a family member or a non-member (but not both), then … Continue reading

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Keeping the Jewish State

Uri Avnery, the grand old man of the Israeli Left, recently wrote that with the establishment of the State of Israel, Zionism had lost its utility and even its meaning. Zionism, as is commonly known, was born as a term … Continue reading

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