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Our new Zionist opportunity

Reader comment on item: Obama to Palestinians: Accept the Jewish State

Submitted by דר' חגית גל-עד (United States), Mar 26, 2013 at 10:17

With this short essay, your astute gift for detail and meaning has reached a climax in a two-fold direction: (1) You have rightfully pointed at Obama's statement as a point of no return in the political and diplomatic arenas; (2) At the same time you have pointed sharply at the opportunity - indeed an extraordinary responsibility - with which each and every one of us -- Zionists, Israelis, and Jews around the world must now re-consider the definition of 'A Jewish State'.

There is an existential greatness to this opportunity, if only we took it with ultimate resolution as we have already done by יציאת מצריים (Exodus). What could be a better timing for new insights of 'freedom' and 'self determination' than פסח (Passover)?...


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