Jewish Journal

  • How the Torah Can Provide a Philosophic Base for an Israeli Constitution

    By Orit Arfa

    October 19, 2012 | 9:40 am

    A country's domestic and foreign policies are often shaped by the philosophical foundations of its system of government. America is a free and prosperous country because the Declaration of Independence holds dear life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The pursuit of happiness... read on

  • American Jewish Leaders Urge Israeli PM to Sign Levy Report

    By Orit Arfa

    August 20, 2012 | 7:59 pm

    ZOA board members are among the sixty-five American Jewish leaders who signed a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urging him to adopt the findings of the Levy Report, which asserts that the “settlements” in Judea and Samaria are legal in accordance with... read on

  • ZOA Gives J Street a Welcome They Won’t Forget

    By Orit Arfa

    August 3, 2012 | 10:36 am

    When the ZOA heard the news that J Street was organizing a launch reception in San Diego for their new branch there, the ZOA San Diego chapter quickly mobilized to ensure no false advertising. J Street poses as a “pro-Israel, pro-peace” political home for American Jews when its... read on

  • How Being a Confident Zionist Can Improve Your Love Life*

    By Orit Arfa

    August 1, 2012 | 6:11 pm

    *And Sex Appeal

    Being a confident Zionist isn’t merely an expression of a political worldview or Jewish values. It’s an approach to life that can permeate and improve all aspects of our lives, especially our relationships: with our bosses, our family members—and especially our... read on

  • Praise for the Levy Report – and Reality

    By Orit Arfa

    July 18, 2012 | 7:07 pm

    We at the ZOA praise and endorse the Levy Report that has affirmed the legality of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria (and in Gaza, from which Jewish communities were forcibly uprooted in 2005, which the ZOA, alone among major American Jewish organizations, warned against and... read on

  • Teacher, I’d Like to Blow Up Jews When I Grow Up!

    By Orit Arfa

    June 18, 2012 | 8:17 pm

    The Middle Eastern Media Research Institute (MEMRI) has assembled a shocking report on the indoctrination of Palestinian children in Gaza kindergartens, and how teachers inspire children to become jihad terrorists when they grow up.

    An article on the website of the Al-Quds... read on

  • 1967 and the Jewish Dream Come True

    By Orit Arfa

    June 5, 2012 | 11:35 am

    This month, 45 years ago, the Jewish people’s wildest dreams came true. Jews valiantly, independently and courageously defended themselves from an all too familiar threat of annihilation. They conquered, in a war of self-defense, the Sinai Peninsula; the Biblical heartland, Judea... read on

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