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Religious Zionism

Interfaith Compassion -- Memories of Tisha B'Av

Alon Goshen-Gottstein | Posted 07.23.2015 | Religion
Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Jews are in mourning. They have been, at this time of year, for nearly 2000 years, and more. Every year they recall that their most sacred site, the Jerusalem Temple, was destroyed at this time.

Confronting Religious Hatred in the Holy Land

Alon Goshen-Gottstein | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion
Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Over the past 4 years, 42 Churches, mosques and monasteries were vandalized, attacked or torched in the Holy Land. A very narrow section of the Orthodox Zionist world has engaged in what is in fact religious terrorism.

On Listening to Both Israelis and Palestinians: Reflections on Peter Beinart's 'The American Jewish Cocoon'

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.17.2013 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

Beinart may actually represent the silent majority of Jews in the U.S., who are mostly liberal leaning politically and reform or secular in their religious views.

Talking to the Wall

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 02.11.2012 | World
Brent E. Sasley

The nationalists and religious are not susceptible to arguments that Israel will become isolated in the world, losing even its closest allies. They remain tied to the biblical notion that Israel is a nation that "dwells alone."

Racists Are Over You, O Israel!

Avraham Burg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Avraham Burg

As long as they remain in power and are not dismissed, their Rabbinate is not our Rabbinate because their humanity is not our humanity, their Judaism not our Judaism.