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Two Criteria for Every Zionist to Consider

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
July 21, 2020

The determining factor, in my opinion, as to who can be considered a Zionist and who not, is not dependent on one’s solution for the end of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It’s not about one state versus two states, nor is it about one’s perspective on the potential annexation of territory. It's about two determining factors.

    Here's What It Was Like to Grow Up on a Kibbutz

    Aron Hirt-Manheimer
    July 7, 2020

    What was it like to grow up in a communal children’s house on an Israeli kibbutz? Rachel Biale was born in 1952 and raised on Kibbutz Kfar Ruppin, overlooking the Jordan River. She is the author of the new memoir Growing Up Below Sea Level: A Kibbutz Childhood.

    Why I Am a Zionist for Black Lives Matter

    Rabbi Josh Weinberg
    June 12, 2020

    As an Israeli citizen and white citizen of the United States, I believe that Black Lives Matter – and that no American of good conscience can simply opt out of engaging with the pervasive issue of racism in America. If we will it, it is no dream.