zionism

Anti-Zionism = Antisemitism? Not Necessarily!

What if a Palestinian state is absolutely out of the question?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Trip to the Holy Land

What we can learn from MLK's most important trip of his life

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 ...

Detective Fiction and the Zionist Cultural Revolution

Below, D. A. Mishani continues where he left off yesterday: wondering about the evolution of popular literary genres in Israel ...

The Mystery of the Hebrew Detective: The Investigation Begins

So why is it so difficult to write a detective novel in Israel? Aren’t we supposed to be a literary culture that ...

Ideas Do Matter

In my previous blog, I wrote that I hoped that  The Promise of Israel might give new shape and direction to the ...

Albert Einstein: A Highly Committed Jew

Albert Einstein may have been the most famous Jew of the 20th century. His biographer Walter Isaacson described that “when he ...