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Zionism is about reviving Jewish sovereignty in our ancestral land – The Jerusalem Post

| November 3, 2020

A debate was raised in the last few days between Prof. Hillel Frisch, from the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, and Gen. (ret.) Amnon Reshef, founder of Commanders for Israels Security (CIS), as to the essence of Zionism

Netanyahu urged to block appointment of racist Likud activist to top Zionist post – Haaretz.com

| November 3, 2020

Leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements on Monday urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to block the appointment of a Likud activist, notorious for his racist views, to a high-ranking position in the World Zionist Organization. They also requested that Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit launch a criminal investigation against the activist, World Likud movement co-chairman Jacques Kupfer, for incitement to racism and violence.

Haredim joining the Zionist movement is good for Jews opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| November 3, 2020

Theodor Herzl could never have imagined this scene, not in his wildest dreams.Representatives of the Reform, Conservative, religious-Zionist and haredi (ultra-Orthodox) religious movements sat beneath a picture of Herzl last week in the Ben-Gurion board room at World Zionist Organization headquarters in Jerusalem. There they joined all Israeli right- and left-wing parties along with the faction of General Zionists, which I represented, in signing an agreement to share the leadership and budgets of the international Zionist movement.Yes, haredim in the Zionist movement. An ultra-Orthodox party called Eretz Hakodesh ran in last winters election for the Zionist Congress and won 25 out of the 152 seats allocated to the United States

Restoring inclusion, inspiration to the Zionist world: we can do better – The Jerusalem Post

| November 3, 2020

The 38th World Zionist Congress opened and closed its virtual doors last week amid a flurry of activity. Yes, this is the same Zionist Congress that Theodor Herzl convened 123 years ago; the same one that, prior to Israels declaration of independence in 1948, formed the pragmatic framework of our modern state

Religious Zionist rabbis back Trump, say he will counter Iran threat – World Israel News

| November 3, 2020

Group of prominent rabbis post call to support Trump, citing Iran nuclear threat as their basis. By Paul Shindman, World Israel News A group of prominent rabbis from the religious-Zionist camp published a letter in English calling on Jews with American citizenship to back Donald Trump in tomorrows U.S. presidential election, Makor Rishon reported Monday

Macron’s real crisis has more to do with French values than Islam (Part 2) – Middle East Monitor

| November 3, 2020

There is no doubt that Emmanuel Macron is in a crisis with his racist self, first and foremost, followed by a crisis with his people. The former is deep rooted.

Shoah survivors angry after right-wing politician nominated to lead Yad Vashem – Jewish News

| November 3, 2020

Israeli Holocaust survivor organisations are calling the man nominated to lead the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum unfit for the job.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears’ – The Bakersfield Californian

| November 3, 2020

We gather, soon, not to praise Caesar, but to elevate ones like him to high offices. We gather in November to examine the new, perhaps bury the old, and ask for change. For a turn around, maybe even for repentance

Do Jews Owe Anything to the US Democratic Party? — Part II – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| November 3, 2020

Photo Credit: unsplash {Reposted from the authors Emet mTsiyon blog} We have shown that Roosevelt [Saint FDR, in the bon mot of Lawrence Lipton in theLA Free Press circa 1963] was a silent partner in the Shoah. Of course young people may think that that was a long time ago.

Memory, Art, and Performance: Three Perspectives on "Leopoldstadt" – The Chicago Maroon

| November 3, 2020

What happens when memory fails to pass from one generation to the next? That is the question that University of Chicago professors LeoraAuslander, Christine Mehring, and David Levin grappled with in the second seminar of theDeep Dive: Tom StoppardsLeopoldstadtseries at Court Theatre


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