Posts Tagged ‘ zionism ’

Einstein and Weizmann Take America

January 21, 2015
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Einstein and Weizmann Take America

After publishing his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein became a global Jewish superstar. In 1921, bothered by an increasingly anti-Semitic Germany, he followed future Israeli president Chaim Weizmann to the U.S. to raise money for the Zionist cause, drawing throngs that would put Taylor Swift to shame. “I am doing…

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The Controversial Israeli Poet Who Was Almost Overlooked

November 24, 2014
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avot-yeshurun

“…by the power of my yearnings/ I am in the family./ And if I will…

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Israel to Jews: This is Where the AEPi Party Never Ends

September 16, 2014
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Israel to Jews: This is Where the AEPi Party Never Ends

“Bible games! Fruit juice! Put those years of Hebrew school to use!” chants an exuberant new…

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Looking for Zion in All the Wrong Places

March 14, 2013
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searching-for-zion

Emily Raboteau’s insightful new memoir, Searching for Zion, begins…

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When the Comic Stops Laughing

July 18, 2012
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when the comics

Israel Zangwill (1864-1929) was a British humorist, a writer,…

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H.G. Wells vs. the Jews

July 11, 2012
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hg wells

Today, H.G. Wells (1866-1946) is primarily known for…

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An American Childhood in Egypt

June 1, 2012
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an american childhoof in egypt

Sipping from the Nile, a new memoir, tells…

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Rakhmones afn Tayvl

May 14, 2012
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url

“Ich bin un Mentsch mit chutzpah und gelt,” sings Daniel…

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A Jewish Homeland in Germany

April 23, 2012
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a jewish homeland in germany

Lately, it seems like everybody’s a fan of…

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Why Isn’t Israel in Madagascar?

January 3, 2012
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madagascar

The location of the modern State of Israel–that is,…

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Free Housing for Jews

May 18, 2011
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free housing for jews

Grand Island doesn’t much resemble a biblical paradise–it’s in…

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JAPs, Jocks, & Activists

February 4, 2011
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Japs jocks & activists

On the first page of this new graphic…

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