Category Archives: Zionism

My Israeli Skin

I spent an hour waiting in the hall at the Population and Immigration Authority of the Ministry of Interior last week. I held number  138; 98 was being serviced upon my arrival. I hadn’t been in this hall for a … Continue reading

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A Zionist Among Palestinians

Two weeks ago when I received my copy of  A Zionist Among Palestinians from Indiana University Press, I was ecstatic. Hillel Bardin, the author, had turned to me with the first few chapters in 2006 to ask if I thought this … Continue reading

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Forty-five Years in Israel

 On August 1, 2012, the 45th anniversary of my arrival in Israel to attend a one-year college program, I’ll be cleaning out the bookshelves in my office.  I’m ready to say good-bye to The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings edited … Continue reading

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Who Is A Zionist?

     In a family of five, one is always an outsider. This is the child who shies away from the camera, goes abroad and stays.  Often it’s the middle child; she can’t find her place. The eldest has a role; … Continue reading

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