Category Archives: Zionism

Take your Zionism Seriously

As my readers probably know, I don’t see a lot of difference between antisemitism and misoziony.* The difference is that the former focuses irrational hatred on the Jewish people as a group or as individuals, and the latter targets the … Continue reading

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An Essential “Privilege”

Gideon Levy is an antisemitic misozionist* who is paid for his poison by an Israeli newspaper. He is a truly despicable human, but sometimes he’s useful as an exemplar of the extremist Israeli please-cut-my-throat Left. Recently he wrote, If Israel … Continue reading

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Tikkunism Begets Misoziony

לִהְיוֹת עַם חָפְשִׁי בְּאַרְצֵנוּ אֶרֶץ צִיּוֹן וִירוּשָׁלַיִם To be a free nation in our land The land of Zion and Jerusalem Hatikvah, the national anthem of Israel This is not a book review. The book that I won’t review (because … Continue reading

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Security and Insecurity

Last week my Masorti shul hosted a visiting group of Americans, members of a Conservative synagogue. One of the subjects for discussion was “what’s the issue that you are most concerned with at your synagogue?” The answer was not declining … Continue reading

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Bibi and Rotem

Thanks to Rotem Sela, an Israeli actress, model, and TV personality, we can learn a lesson about Zionism, nationalism, racism, and the Israeli and American Jewish Left. Here is what happened: Miri Regev, Likud loyalist and Minister of Culture and … Continue reading

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