Articles & Resources

Articles, letters and resources, and other related and relevant topics about Israel.

Arabs Guilty of Apartheid

Arabs Guilty of Apartheid

Ben-Dror Yemini writes in a recent column, “…the world is preoccupied more with the Palestinians than any other unfortunate ethnic group in the world combined. But that is only an illusion. The world isn’t really interested in them. The Palestinians only interest the...

Israel “Bombs Auschwitz”

Israel “Bombs Auschwitz”

It has often been said that if only the State of Israel had existed in the 1940s, its air force could have bombed Auschwitz, interrupting the gassing of countless innocents. As published in the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles by Rafael Medoff Well, now it does exist....

For the love of Israel, we need to say: The Reform Movement is Zionist

For the love of Israel, we need to say: The Reform Movement is Zionist

How could future Jewish leaders write an open, public letter in the middle of a war, missiles raining down on our people, without ever mentioning Hamas? The New York Times Magazine recently published a long article entitled “Inside The Unraveling of American Zionism.”...

Liat Collins on the history of the Consulate on Agron Street

Liat Collins on the history of the Consulate on Agron Street

Liat Collins writes in the Jerusalem Post about the history of the Consulate on Agron Street and explains that: … the unprecedented opening of a consulate in the same city would bring Israel’s sovereignty in its own capital into question. Instead of more countries...

Response to a naïve MSNBC reporter

Response to a naïve MSNBC reporter

I received this note from a congregant – Rabbi, I’m distressed by this post by Joy Reid of MSNBC - https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=joy%20reid I lived in Gaza for two years, I’ve covered numerous wars over the years. Israeli officials always highlight how they...

What you Need to Know and Do As Rockets Fall on Israel

What you Need to Know and Do As Rockets Fall on Israel

Dear Colleagues, I share with you a message I sent out to my congregation about what is going on in Israel. Feel free to use or adapt it if you wish. At a time such as this, when rockets are falling on Israel, our congregants are interested in what is happening, and...

The UAE deal: The ultimate disrupter

The UAE deal: The ultimate disrupter

If the ark of the moral universe is long but bends towards justice, we may be witnessing the tilt towards peace. The accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a game-changer that radically uproots and challenges the assumptions which have guided...

Why do Americans think Israelis are stupid? by Mitchell Bard [JPost]

Why do Americans think Israelis are stupid? by Mitchell Bard [JPost]

As the Israeli government nears a decision on whether to apply sovereignty over some or all the West Bank, American Jews, pundits, politicians, and Middle East experts are telling them doing so will harm their interests. Many apparently believe Israelis are unable to...

“We can love and support Israel even if we disagree about the particulars of policy and current events.”

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt

Congregation B'nai Tzedek

Why Join the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition?

Many rabbis are reluctant or feel intimidated to express their love of Israel. While some rabbis have tried to craft an American Judaism that is separate from Israel. We believe that Israel is an intrinsic part of the American Jewish identity.

By joining the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition you can support Israel with other like-minded rabbinic leaders, access trusted resources, and be empowered to foster a love for Israel for generations to come.

Why Join the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition?

Many rabbis are reluctant or feel intimidated to express their love of Israel. While some rabbis have tried to craft an American Judaism that is separate from Israel. We believe that Israel is an intrinsic part of the American Jewish identity.

By joining the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition you can support Israel with other like-minded rabbinic leaders, access trusted resources, and be empowered to foster a love for Israel for generations to come.

“We can love and support Israel even if we disagree about the particulars of policy and current events.”

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt

Congregation B'nai Tzedek