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Posts Tagged ‘ zionism ’

Looking for Zion in All the Wrong Places

March 14, 2013
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Emily Raboteau’s insightful new memoir, Searching for Zion, begins with a memory of her father, a black Princeton professor, describing blacks’ and Jews’ similarities to her childhood best friend, Tamar: “When we sang freedom songs about the ancient Israelites,” he told the Jewish girl, “we linked ourselves to you. Our people have much…

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When the Comic Stops Laughing

July 18, 2012
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Israel Zangwill (1864-1929) was a British humorist, a writer, and an early Zionist activist. He eventually left the…

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H.G. Wells vs. the Jews

July 11, 2012
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Today, H.G. Wells (1866-1946) is primarily known for his science fiction novels Invisible Man and War of the Worlds. For…

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An American Childhood in Egypt

June 1, 2012
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Sipping from the Nile, a new memoir, tells…

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Rakhmones afn Tayvl

May 14, 2012
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“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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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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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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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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