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About Danny Shapiro

Danny Shapiro was active in Hashomer Hatzair in New York and Canada in the 1970s. He has lived in Israel since making aliya in 1980, was a member of Kibbutz Harel, and served in the IDF between 1984-86. In 1995, he founded the ShomerNet, an internet forum for past and present members of North American Hashomer Hatzair, which has grown to nearly 500 members. Danny has worked for Tel Aviv University for the past 10 years, and is currently the University's director of development and public affairs.

A Time For War, A Time For Peace

By Danny Shapiro Israel has not chosen war. The enemy has. The cannons should be silent when they need to be silent. Not before. And I don’t think that moment has arrived. As for the key point here – Israel’s unilateral attempt to determine its borders: I have come to fully accept the unilateralist outlook, which says: Getting out of at least the vast majority of the territories is a life and death imperative for the Zionist enterprise, aka the State of Israel. There is no …

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