Zionism’s beginnings: ‘Redemptive Paralysis’ – Israel News …

| April 13, 2019

THE BAR Kochba Revolt, Arthur Szyk, 1927.. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) One of the questions that should guide our study of Zionism is the question Why didnt Zionism happen earlier? In other words, why didnt Zionism happen in the 5th century, or the 15th century?

The end of liberal Zionism Mondoweiss

| April 13, 2019

If you can count to 61, and can read the Israeli polls, then the broad outline of the 2019 elections was clear to you even as they were declared. 61 is the magic number: a majority out of 120. Whoever manages to get the support of 61 and more Members of Knesset, will be Prime Minister

How the Great Leftist Thinkers of the 20th Century Contended …

| April 13, 2019

Arendt, the most famous and influential of the six, was converted to Zionism by Hitlers takeover in 1933. Fleeing across Europe, twice escaping Nazi detention, she landed in New York in 1941 and began her long writing career. Initially a militant Zionist, she became less attached after Israeli independence in 1948, suspicious of nation-states and their abuses of power

YIVO | Apt Hasidic Dynasty

| April 13, 2019

Hasidic dynasty of the Heshel family, originating in the nineteenth century. Its main influence was in Podolia, Bucovina, Moldavia, and Bessarabia

Jewish American Heritage Month – Councilmember David Ryu

| April 13, 2019

Please Join the City of Los Angeles and Jewish Leaders from across Southern California for a celebration of Jewish life and culture during Jewish American Heritage Month. This year's celebration - "Being Deborah" - will celebrate the historyof Jewish Women creating change in Los Angeles