Tag Archives: Zionism

From Israel: Does It Have to Be THIS Tough??

While here in Israel there is always much to contend with, at the moment, we are confronting a preponderance of problems of considerable proportions.  They require vigilance and determined responses.  It is imperative, however, that we not become discouraged by the scope of our challenges. ~~~~~~~~~~ Many of the problems …

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From Israel: Fighting the Fight That Must Be Fought!!

In my last posting, I described the hard-nosed position taken by the IDF on the orders of Defense Minister Benny Gantz (head of Blue & White) with regard to the Nachala Movement’s effort to promote the establishment of six new yeshuvim (settlements) in Judaea, Binyamin and Samaria.  The Nachala program …

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We must reclaim our Zionist resolve in 2022.

In the secular world, New Year’s Day bears striking similarities to Rosh Hashanah in that both are times of new resolutions, of a determination to make beneficial changes in our lives. In that spirit, let me offer a much-needed resolution for us as a society: we need to rediscover, reconnect, …

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Jews, Judaism and Israel.

There are many debates being waged around the world about whether anti-Zionism is antisemitism, how it is possible that some Jews may be against Israel, and why some Jews who do not believe in either God or religion are still considered Jews. This article will not tackle all of those …

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Into the fray: : Dopey doves.

The Oslo process that resulted in the signature of the “Declaration of Principles” on the White House Lawns on September 13, 1993, was in many ways a point of singularity in the history of Zionism, after which everything was qualitatively different from that which it was before.  It was a …

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Understanding Zionism.

Maligned, misunderstood, and derided, provocative, emotive and polarizing.  Often condemned, just the mention of the word Zionism is enough to raise the blood pressure of many. This often results in both pro and anti-Israel activists engaging in a battle of words. Frighteningly, this battlefield has expanded way beyond the Social …

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The insane lunacy of the anti Zionist Left.

In their zeal to avoid accepting any kind of Zionism ever, anywhere, any time or any place, the anti-Zionists (yeah, lets call them antisemites for short) are turning themselves inside out and devouring their own in their desperate attempt to not only deny any legitimacy to Zionism, but to avoid …

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Zionist Federation of NZ: Media Statement on Amnesty International boycott of Israel.

Zionist Federation of New Zealand working with the community to sustain Jewish identity, reinforcing relationships with Israel, and to foster a positive understanding of Israel and Zionism. 30 January 2019 Media Statement. It is with great disappointment that a mere two days after the world commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance …

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