Category Archives: Israel

Eitan Arom: Is Zionism a bad word?

Upon reading the headline, my immediate response was, “For whom?” For some people, Zionism is naturally a bad word because it represents something that is an affront to their people (Arabs and Muslims) or to their value system (leftism). If … Continue reading

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Haaretz: Kingdom of Israel: Extremist rabbis dream of Jewish monarchy, with a special role for non-Jews

These rabbis don’t seem extremist to me. They are simply explicating Torah. If Torah is extreme, then these rabbis are extreme. Haaretz: After explaining when it is allowed to kill non-Jews in widely vilified ‘Torat Hamelech,’ rabbis Shapira and Elitzur … Continue reading

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The Read-and-Breed Reproductive Strategy

Comment: Speaking of reading, how come Jews don’t recommend the Read-and-Breed Strategy for nations with low birthrates? Jews say they are so concerned about European and Asian nations with low birthrates. What is to be done? Jews say these nations … Continue reading

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Queer Theory and BDS: The Odd Couple

Rivka Edelman writes: For the past two years Boycott Divest Sanction, (BDS) the growing college campus movement against Israel, has put every Jewish student and many faculty in its crosshairs. It is the latest incarnation of anti-Semitism to garner the … Continue reading

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Benjamin Netanyahu says he will build a fence around the whole of Israel to keep out ‘the wild beasts’

I hope America does this. Israel takes it survival seriously. We could learn from her. And there’s nothing wrong with declaring people who want to slaughter you “beasts.” The Guardian: Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to build a 15ft fence to … Continue reading

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