Mayim Bialik -The making of a heroic feminist Zionist

Blinded by Trumpaphobia, conditioned by habitual Jewish cringing, some radical Jews are allying with pro-boycott Israel-bashers. The fight has been most intense among feminists, some of whom inserted irrelevant, divisive calls to “decolonize” Palestine – meaning destroy Israel – into the International Women’s Strike against US President Donald Trump. Fortunately, Continue Reading…

When Feminists Were Zionists

In June 1975, weeks after Saigon fell, Betty Friedan led a large delegation of American feminists to Mexico City for an International Woman’s Year World Conference hosted by the United Nations. The feminist trailblazer—whose legacy is in the spotlight on International Women’s Day today, 50 years after the publication of Continue Reading…

‘Team Jew’ World Baseball success celebrates Jewish nationhood and power

Lasting stereotypes are like good friends – we keep ’em around because familiarity is comforting. Perhaps that explains the anachronistic “oh-my-God-Jewscan-hit” articles describing Team Israel’s surprising fourgame win streak in the World Baseball Classic. True, Israeli baseball is like American falafel: an import. And there is something anomalous about the Continue Reading…