The Jerusalem Post published an article by Rabbi Joshua Davidson, which was featured in both the December 13, 2022 print and online editions.
‘Yes, but…’ The words of a liberal Zionist American rabbi
As a rabbi, I am a committed Zionist – not in a religious sense that views the land as a divine inheritance, or a nativist one that would exclude other peoples from sharing it.
Rather, I recognize the Jewish people’s undeniable presence in the land for at least three thousand years, Israel as the cradle of the Jewish faith where Judaism’s sacred narratives took shape, the necessity of a safe refuge for the Jewish people given the history of Jewish persecution around the globe and increasing antisemitism today, and the simple fact that today Israel is the home of more Jews than any other nation in the world. Read more