Will American Jews Move to Israel?

300 000 American Jews live in Israel but the vast majority of American Jews have so far not chosen to make Israel their home. Will this change? The immigration of tens of millions of Median Jews to Israel will cause a tremendous deficit in highly educated persons in Israel in creating an opportunity for theContinue reading “Will American Jews Move to Israel?”

Why I Oppose Messianism

Messianism is irrational since it is based on metaphysical wishful thinking. The two-state illusion is one such messianic folly which disregards that peace has to be built based on realistic expectations and not on messianic pipe dreams. While I do respect religion I reject messianic expectations according to which some irrational expectation will bring redemption.Continue reading “Why I Oppose Messianism”

The Danger of Messianism

The Jewish nation has a long history of failed messianisms, with usually profoundly tragic consequences for the Jews. The two-state illusion is different from the previous messianist movements in that the false messiah is not a person but an enemy government. The Palestinian Authority is not only Anti-Zionism incarnate but it is the most Anti-SemiticContinue reading “The Danger of Messianism”

Jews must Reappropriate Intersectionality

Zionism was once championed by the political left in the West when Israel had a democratic socialist economy dominated by collectives, cooperatives and union-owned industries. Israel has since 1977 left socialism in eventually becoming the most high tech economy in the world with the Israeli high tech sector accounting for 40% of Israeli exports. YetContinue reading “Jews must Reappropriate Intersectionality”

Why the US wants to Limit Sino-Israeli Economic Relations

The US government is very concerned about Israel-China economic relations to the point of telling Israel not to do business with Chinese companies that are active in the US. While the US has legitimate concerns in preventing transfer of sensitive dual usage technologies to China, the US has an additional agenda and that is toContinue reading “Why the US wants to Limit Sino-Israeli Economic Relations”