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Happy Birthday Theodor Herzl!

By |April 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Today, the 10th of the Hebrew month of Iyar, 5778 (April 25, 2018), marks the birthday of Theodor Herzl, the father of the modern Zionist Movement and the visionary of the Jewish State. Herzl worked hard to fulfill his vision of an independent country for the Jewish people. Today, 158 years since his birth, each and [...]

From Berkeley to Europe: The Normalization of Anti-Semitism

By |January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When French lawyer Alexis Dubruel attempted to disqualify jurist Albert Levy, because he is a Jew, from presiding over a case, the French Bar Association came down on Dubruel’s naked anti-Semitism and disbarred him. But in Berkeley, California, when Councilwoman Cheryl Davila required a litmus test on Israel from the city’s Jewish Commissioner of Transportation — which [...]

The deep reason Muslim world hates Zionism

By |October 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The depth of Islamic hostility to Israel defies facile explanations. In the past, Zionism frustrated the ambitions of Arab nationalism, the Nakba turned hundreds of thousands of Palestinians into refugees, and Israeli independence led to Jewish sovereignty over land Muslims had ruled for centuries. Contemporary history suggests these reasons do not account for the categorical refusal [...]

Where does Israel Fit in a Jewish Future Without Faith?

By |September 26th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The list of reasons why Jews have problems with Israel is long: There’s the usual carping about settlement building and the stalled peace process; the lack of religious pluralism and the abandonment of a plan to expand an area for egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall; Netanyahu’s eagerness to stay on President Donald Trump’s good side which [...]

Prophecy in the News

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