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Liberal Values  // Posts tagged as "Liberal Values"

25 Jan Posted by | 5 comments

It’s Hard Out There For A Liberal

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It’s no secret that Zionism and the American Left don’t play well together. We’ve known this for some time. It’s also no secret that the majority of American Jews are being raised with American, Liberal values at the same time as being taught to love Israel. As many people have pointed out over the past few years, 2 + 2 = identity crisis. In order to explain this phenomenon, I want to define two things on a deeper level than most people have ventured to define them within the context of this debate – The American Left and Zionism. I think that doing so will elucidate some as to why this crisis is occurring and as to why the answer is neither simple, nor pleasant. Let’s start with the American Left. The American Left can be divided into two main...