The Myth and Reality of Israel

Israel might be the most complex place in the world. Everywhere, there are actual layers of history, civilizations built on top of one another in this ancient place. Ancient Israel is everywhere you turn when you walk through this country, in the ruins, the names of places, and the attachments that people and nations have…

My Zionist Story

For many years as an Israel advocate and educator, I felt a certain disconnect from my peers, and eventually my learners. I don’t remember developing a connection with Israel. I was nine years old during my first visit, and even at that point, I had been hearing about Israel around the dinner table for years.…

Why I’m a Zionist

My journey in identifying with Zionism stems out of years of conversations around the dinner table with my family, ongoing trips to Israel, and countless hours spent reading about Israel and the Zionist movement, exploring what it means to be a Zionist and why one would choose to call themselves one. I know that many…