By Gadi Taub
A Left-Wing Argument for Supporting Israel’s War
This is perhaps the single most important, and most widely misunderstood, point about the Gaza war: The strategic aim of Hamas rockets is to perpetuate, not to end, Israel’s military rule over the West Bank. Many, within and outside Israel, assume that Hamas aims primarily at ending the so-called siege of Gaza. But this is,…
What Rorty Wrought
Richard Rorty’s death on June 8, at the age of 75, cut short a unique philosophical career. His influence on the intellectual scene of the final quarter of the 20th century can hardly be exaggerated. Rorty’s name is, indeed, known far and wide. But his influence extended far beyond the circles of those who knew…
Destined To Clash: Zionism and the Settlements
Lords of the Land: The Settlers and the State of Israel, 1967-2004 By Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan Dvir Publishing House. * * *| Many studies exist detailing one aspect or another of the story of Israel’s settlement of its occupied territories. None, however, in Hebrew or in any other language, has tried…
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Today many young people are creating and sharing short cooking videos through social media channels like TikTok. For Jews from non-traditional or non-religious backgrounds this has become a fun way to engage with their Jewish identity.
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