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Posts Tagged ‘Pro-Israel vs Pro-Palestine

I’m not an Anti-Zionist!

Posted by: erika on: June 24, 2015

I’m not a Zionist either, well at least not in the modern view of the word. Do I think Israel should exist? Yes. Do I think Israel is a country void of problems? No. ~ Over the last couple of weeks I’ve received email and Facebook messages inviting me to “lefty-Jewish” events. Everything from Shabbat […]

Where is Gd? Part Two

Posted by: erika on: July 20, 2014

When I sat before my beit din, before going to the mikvah, one of the rabbis asked me if my views on Israel had changed. I told her that they had not; I still thought Israel was a horrible place, that Israelis were racist, that Jews were treating Palestinians like southern (and northern and western […]

I’m not a Bad Jew-More Reflections on Israel/Palestine

Posted by: erika on: November 19, 2012

 “No Time for a Rally” by Alana Alpert via JewishBoston.com Even if I believed we had no choice, I would spend this evening reading the news in horror and pain… Even if I believed it was us versus them, I would not rally as if this were a sport… Even if I believed this was […]


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