Zionism

Collateral Damage When We Can’t Talk About Israel

He said, “I’m not—I mean, I support Israel’s right to exist and everything, it’s just—it brings up so much stuff.”

Brit Shalom: A Covenant of Peace

A little-known Zionist group that struggled for a peaceful solution to the Arab Question.

John Adams and the Jews

John Adams expressed Zionist sympathies, and his respect for ancient Jewry.

The Israeli Flag

Blue and white, and a symbol of the Jewish state.

Yeshayahu Leibowitz

This Israeli philosopher saw problems with both secular and religious Zionism.

Jewish or Democratic? Israel’s Former Top Judge Reflects on Values

Some people say a state that is both Jewish and democratic is an oxymoron, but the values can work together.

Zionism: A Call To Awe And Compassion

Abraham's relationship to the Land of Israel teaches us to use it as a means of building a just and compassionate society.

Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization

From its founding in 1912, Hadassah advocated a program of social feminism that addresses women of all backgrounds.

When a Zoroastrian and a Jew Walked into a Mikvah

It is like clockwork. You can expect someone to raise the following argument every single time anything new is being ...

What Can Zionism Teach Us On Election Day?

Today likely is going to be a rough day for liberals. Election prognosticators are predicting that Republicans will win enough ...

Opening Jewish Conversations, Opening Jewish Community

Flashback: a few weeks ago, on this very blog, a post about Jewish conferences is published… authored by yours truly ...

Religion and Politics: Already Mixed

It’s Israel week on the Rabbis Without Borders blog. My colleagues Ben Greenberg and Alana Suskin discussed debates among university ...