Merav Michaeli: No Obit for Liberal Zionism

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Israeli journalist turned Labor Member-of-Knesset Merav Michaeli tells Religion Dispatches not to write off the liberal vision of Zionism or prospects for peace, and how she welcomes criticism of Israel from American Jews.

DON’T WRITE OBIT FOR LIBERAL ZIONISM JUST YET: A CONVERSATION WITH ISRAELI MK MERAV MICHAELI
By Sarah Posner
Religion Dispatches, January 6, 2015

Merav Michaeli, the Israeli journalist-turned-politician now serving in the Knesset as a member of the opposition Labor Party, is an antidote to the lament of the death of liberal Zionism. At a time when the moribund state of the Israeli left is frequently taken as a fixed truth, Michaeli aims to revitalize it—by asking Israelis to reckon with their own ghosts, to demand that their leaders take responsibility for the power they wield, and to get over what she calls a “competition over victimization.” … [Read More]

 

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