Tag Archives: Progressive

Why it no longer matters whether Jews are White

Almost a year ago, I was in Israel with strangers who quickly became friends, as Israel trips always go. We were sitting in our hotel room in Jerusam, and somehow the topic came up of whether we, a group of …

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Why Progressive Nationalism Is Still So Relevant: Liberal Zionists Speak Out

This article first appeared in The Huffington Post. Introduced to Jewish political discourse via a Zionist youth movement many years ago, my world view and personal identification are still defined by progressive Zionism. Since the establishment of modern Zionism, the self-determination …

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Progressive Zionist Engagement with Israel

This article originally appeared in Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Autumn, 2011. David Ben Gurion, who later became the founding Prime Minister of Israel, was the leader of the Labor Zionist movement that led the …

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