As a marketer the incongruence of the way Israel’s media presents Naftali Bennett stands out like an enormous red flag. There is a deliberate pattern that is impossible to ignore – and it crosses over from the news to entertainment shows. Either they ignore him or they mock him mercilessly. The question is, why? On … More 3 reasons both the left and the right are terrified of Naftali Bennett
The Eurovision is one of the largest events in the world. Larger than the Super Bowl, the Eurovision brings together 200 million viewers every year. The Olympics and the World Cup are the only events that have more viewers. Bottom line is – even if you have never heard of the Eurovision, it’s HUGE. Last … More 3 Israeli values that made the Eurovision fabulous
I’ll admit that it has been a while since I have thought of Martin Luther King Day. In Israel, Dr. King is known and highly respected but while there is (at least one) street named in his honor, there is obviously, no national holiday. As part of my work for the Israel Forever Foundation, I … More Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
I envision a day when the Encyclopedia Britannica and even basic printed dictionaries will become banned material. People will hide them in their basements, in their attics. A family secret, the children will see them for the first time by flashlight. Maybe the windows will have to be blackened, so the neighbors will not accidentally … More The dangers of a Wikipedia world
Per reader request, Elder of Ziyon turned my article “Unapologetic Zionist Feminist” in to a wearable battle cry. Do you dare flaunt your pride? T-shirts are available here.
This is not about Linda Sarsour. This is about Jews who are afraid to identify themselves as Zionists. This is about people worldwide who hear the word “Zionist” and think about tanks vs “freedom fighters,” “occupiers” vs “oppressed” people. This is about women who are put off by the title “feminist.” This is about women … More Unapologetic Zionist Feminist
Sneakers put out to dry. Wet and full of sand, they looked tired. My heart almost burst to see them. They tell a story people who live elsewhere wouldn’t recognize but most Israelis would. Those who don’t have this story in their own home know the story well. Across political affiliations and religious denominations, it … More Zionism looks like a dirty pair of sneakers