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Daniel Gordis on the Web and in the Blogosphere

Refocusing the Conversation | June 21, 2011
By Jonah Geffen and Kelly Cohen
We are trapped in a discourse that has no logical end. It has been asserted that the knowledge and life experience of the current generation of Rabbinical students with regard to Israel is cause for great concern and fear. The deans and Presidents of Rabbinical schools have responded to the contrary…

http://ejewishphilanthropy.com/refocusing-the-conversation/

 

The Decline of Particularism: Fatal Flaw for Jewish Survival | June 17, 2011
By Yitzchok Adlerstein
We should not sound triumphal in pointing to the fatal flaw in Daniel Gordis’ important, powerful, and incisive article mourning the abandonment of Israel by young rabbinical students. His error is more excusable and understandable than our own paralysis in doing something about it…

http://www.cross-currents.com/archives/2011/06/17/the-decline-of-particularism-fatal-flaw-for-jewish-survival/

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Why Allison Benedikt is right
Jewschool
(Rabbi Daniel Gordis, anyone?) Who among the Israel crusaders will instead listen intently and say to Benedikt, “Wow, that is so different from how I relate …

 

The Jewish Enemies of Israel
FrontPage Magazine
… vote “liberal,” pride themselves on their pacific and ecumenical ideology—a “universalist worldview,” as Daniel Gordis writes in a poignant Commentary …

 

My Top 5 Books: Number One: “Coming Together, Coming Apart” by Daniel Gordis | 13 June 2011
By Chas Newkey-Burden
Daniel Gordis is a majestic writer. His reflections about Israeli society and politics are thoughtful, eloquent and wonderfully human. Few can educate, entertain, reassure and challenge with such understated power as he. I’ve read and loved three books of his about Israel, and any of them could have been included in this top… five. http://www.oyvagoy.com/2011/06/13/my-top-five-books-number-one/

 

Dumb… dumber… dumbest… Wasserman Schultz
American Thinker
Daniel Gordis speaks to a visiting J Street group in Israel. Some had to leave early to make sure they made it on time for the upcoming flotilla. 4. …

 

Israel’s Imaginary Defensible Borders, Daniel Gordis’ Closed Pro …
Palestine Note
Then we have Dr. Daniel Gordis, Senior VP of Israel’s Shalem Center, and one of Israel’s leading authors and peace talk pessimists. Gordis defines who gets …

 

Gordis Calls Out J Street to its Face
Commentary
It’s a testament to J Street’s waning relevancy that its highly entertaining feud with Rabbi Daniel Gordis has gotten very little attention over the past …

 

An Israeli Response to J Street
Pajamas Media
Daniel Gordis of the Shalem Center addressed the J Street Leadership Mission to Israel and Palestine. His remarks were brilliantly phrased and worth reading …

 

Is Israel the Cause of Most of the World’s Problems?
Palestine Note
Oh, if not for professional naysayers — the list is seemingly endless, but let’s highlight Aaron David Miller, Dennis Ross, Daniel Gordis, most Israeli …

 

Alienation From Israel Hitting Liberal Seminaries
The Jewish Week
The birthday incident was cited in a recent Jerusalem Post opinion piece by educator Daniel Gordis as an example of the disturbing level of discontent with …

 

Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End (review)
J Streicker – Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, 2011
… Volume 29, Number 1, Fall 2010. E-ISSN: 1534-5165 Print ISSN: 0882-8539. Reviewed by. Joel Streicker Central American Resource Center. Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End, by Daniel Gordis. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2009…

 

Jerusalem the Eye of the Universe, Rav Aryeh Kaplan – Suggested …
Daniel Gordis in the current issue of Azure, provides a vivid and enriching commentary on the Hebrew Bible’s story of the Tower of Babel. In th. …
www.jni.co.il/rec/164-Jerusalem-the-Eye-of-the-Universe

 

Daniel Gordis Draws the Wrong Conclusions from Egypt
Americans for Peace Now
By Aaron Mann on February 21, 2011 3:38 PM | No Comments In his recent op-ed in the New York Times (“A Friendship of Values, Not Convenience”) Daniel Gordis …

 

Thank you Daniel Gordis. | ATLANTA JEWISH NEWS
Thank you Daniel Gordis. I am in Israel. I know why I come here. I know why I breathe here. I know why I long to stay here. read more »
www.atlantajewishnews.com/node/1115

 

Philosophiae Naturalis
In response to a piece by Daniel Gordis that states, “ But the threat of chaos, and even Islamist rule, might have a silver lining.
thenoobyorker.tumblr.com/…/in-response-to-a-piece-by-danie…

 

Get Behind Obama–And Push
By Bernard Avishai
Daniel Gordis’s op-ed in the this morning’s Times leaves one wondering if Israel’s brand managers still believe in Oldsmobiles. Only democracy. Settlements may be unwise but. Repressive Arabs coddled. Throw weight behind Netanyhu. …
Bernard Avishai Dot Com – http://bernardavishai.blogspot.com/

 

TIME magazine savages Israel — again
Washington Post
Daniel Gordis, a senior vice president at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem counters: “Time calls the Shin Bet a ‘shadowy’ organization, as if the work of the …

 

Push for Pollard Supporters see convicted spy’s release on horizon …
Washington Jewish Week
“You can’t argue for a connection between the two,” said Daniel Gordis, senior vice president of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem. “Pollard has nothing to do …

 

Jewish Superstars « …VaAni B’Sof HaMizrach
By avrahambronstein
We don’t need more than one Daniel Gordis, nor more than one Peter Beinart, if their articles and books have an international audience. In terms of the always amorphous “communal leadership,” technology also means that fewer people …
…VaAni B’Sof HaMizrach – http://sofhamizrach.wordpress.com/

 

Should Jonathan Pollard be pardoned?
Washington Post
Daniel Gordis, senior vice president of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, e-mails me that Israelis are convinced “that he’s served far beyond what he …

 

Jewish and Israeli blog bloggers and commentary: Daniel Gordis On …
Daniel Gordis wrote a great piece on racism, relating to the Sudanese refugees, relating to Arabs in Israel, and what a person would never say in America …
jrants.com/headlines/…/daniel-gordis-on-racism-in-israel.html

 

Shirat Devorah: Entering the Twilight Zone
By Devorah
Daniel Gordis On Racism In Israel – Daniel Gordis wrote a great piece on racism, relating to the Sudanese refugees, relating to Arabs in Israel, and what a person would never say in America b… 5 hours ago …
Shirat Devorah – http://shiratdevorah.blogspot.com/

 

Jeffrey Goldberg: On Not Giving Fire Trucks to the JNF | Dec 7, 2010
The Atlantic
If you asked me, “Hey, Goldblog, of all the people you know, who cares the most about the physical, moral and spiritual health of Israel?’ I would put the commentator and scholar Daniel Gordis at the top of the list. Many other people of great devotion would do the same…
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2010/12/on-not-giving-fire-trucks-to-the-jnf/67604/

 

Through an American Lens: Dreaming Utopia in Early Israeli Cinema
J Burstein – Studies in American Jewish Literature, 2010
… 2009, an American-born writer, Daniel Gordis who lives in Israel, attributes the decades-long
Israeli occupation of the West Bank to “a defensive war that it did not seek.” But the Israeli professor who has aroused Gordis’s interest and many Americans’ fury by asking for an…

 

Through an American Lens: Dreaming Utopia in Early Israeli Cinema

J Burstein – Studies in American Jewish Literature, 2010
… 2009, an American-born writer, Daniel Gordis who lives in Israel, attributes the decades-long
Israeli occupation of the West Bank to “a defensive war that it did not seek.” But the Israeli professor
who has aroused Gordis’s interest and many Americans’ fury by asking for an …

 

Debaters clash over Israel’s ‘lurch to the right’
Canadian Jewish News
Rabbi Daniel Gordis, the senior vice-president of the right-of-centre Shalem Center in Jerusalem, generally agreed that American Jews in this age category …

 

American Trial Attorneys in Defense of Israel: Debate Between …
By AMERICAN TRIAL ATTORNEYS IN DEFENSE OF ISRAEL
Last week Holy Blossom Temple, a Reform Temple in Toronto, hosted a debate between RabbiDaniel Gordis and Mr. Peter Beinart. The debate was on the topic of Zionism and the connection between it and the younger generation of American …
American Trial Attorneys in Defense… – http://attorneysdefendingisrael.blogspot.com/

 

Life in Israel: Debate Between Rabbi Daniel Gordis and Mr. Peter …
By Rafi G.
Last week Holy Blossom Temple, a Reform Temple in Toronto, hosted a debate between Rabbi Daniel Gordis and Mr. Peter Beinart. The debate was on the topic of Zionism and the connection between it and the younger generation of American …
Life in Israel – http://lifeinisrael.blogspot.com/

 

Rabbi Gordis once gritted his teeth over discrimination at WASPy …
By Philip Weiss
Daniel Gordis is a rabbi who grew up in Baltimore but moved to Israel (I attended seders at his parents’ immaculate suburban Baltimore house when I was a boy). He has lately published a book called Saving Israel: How the Jewish People …
Mondoweiss – http://mondoweiss.net/

 

Israel’s “Arab Problem” – continued | Jews for Justice for …
By richardkuper
Readers: This is a long post, so here it is in a nutshell: I argue that in his recent book, Rabbi Dr.Daniel Gordis, Senior Vice President at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, implicitly endorses the involuntary expulsion of Israeli Arab …
Jews for Justice for Palestinians – http://jfjfp.com/

 

The Magnes Zionist: Israel’s “Arab Problem” – Part One
By noreply@blogger.com (Jerry Haber)
As for the “transfer” option, it has been advocated in recent years by Rabbi Meir Kahane, Rehavam Zeevi, Avigdor Lieberman, and, recently, by Daniel Gordis in his book Saving Israel; Gordis does not enthusiastically support this option, …
The Magnes Zionist – http://www.jeremiahhaber.com/

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2010/10/how-an-iranian-bomb-would-alter-israeli-existence/64121/

 

Fueled by Zionism, but ‘sobered’ by reality | MetroWest News | NJJN
Rabbi Daniel Gordis, senior vice president and senior fellow at The Shalem Center in Jerusalem, says achieving peace without giving up land is unrealistic. …
njjewishnews.com/…/fueled-by-zionism-but-sobered-by-realit…

 

Daniel Gordis: To build or not to build – Israel Insider
Abbas’ insistence on the freeze, even in places like Gush Etzion, Ariel and other blocs which are clearly not going to be returned, is not about roads or …
israelinsider.net/xn/detail/2018399:Topic:59192

 

Israel Matzav: Why Abu Mazen wants a freeze
By Carl in Jerusalem
For those of you who are having a hard time understanding just what the issues are regarding the ‘settlement freeze,’ Daniel Gordis does a great job of explaining. ABBAS’S INSISTENCE on the freeze, even in places like Gush Etzion, …
Israel Matzav – http://israelmatzav.blogspot.com/

 

Daniel Gordis on “The Other Existential Threat” | Jewish Book …
By jewishbooks
2009 National Jewish Book Award winner Daniel Gordis (Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End ) graces the cover of Commentary this month. His article, “The Other Existential Threat” deals with deals with …
Jewish Book Council Blog – http://jewishbooks.wordpress.com/

 

Daniel Gordis: The Other Existential Threat to Israel
[Daniel Gordis is senior vice president of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem and the author, most recently, of Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War that May Never End.] In August, two pieces of news about Irans nuclear …
Action News Now – http://www.actionnewsnow.org/

 

American Trial Attorneys in Defense of Israel: The Other …
By AMERICAN TRIAL ATTORNEYS IN DEFENSE OF ISRAEL
The Other Existential Threat DANIEL GORDIS. In August, two pieces of news about Iran’s nuclear ambitions were revealed almost simultaneously. The first was that Iran had fired up its first nuclear reactor. The second, delivered in an …
American Trial Attorneys in Defense… – http://attorneysdefendingisrael.blogspot.com/

 

Iran Missile | Iran Uranium | Iran Nuke | Iran Attack | Considerations
By Samuel J. Scott
JERUSALEM — After tracing Jewish history in Europe from the expulsion from England in 1290 to the Russian pogroms to the Holocaust, Daniel Gordis writes in Commentary that the Iranian nuclear threat is more subtle and profound than most …
Considerations – http://www.samueljscott.com/

 

Chippshots: The Embarrassment that US Middle East Policy has become
By John Robertson
And the new issue of Commentary features a cover article, by Daniel Gordis, that asserts that Iran has become an existential threat to the Jewish people, worldwide, and that military action by Israel has therefore become necessary. …
Chippshots – http://drjohnrobertson.blogspot.com/

 

RealClearWorld – Why Iran Is an Existential Threat to Israel
By Daniel Gordis, Commentary
October 1, 2010. Why Iran Is an Existential Threat to Israel. Daniel Gordis, Commentary Magazine. Tweet · Send to a Friend. AP Photo. What must be understood is that the threat toIsrael is not that Iran will one day use the bomb. …
RealClearWorld – http://realclearworld.com/?q=http://www.evilaliv3.org/

 

Israel Matzav: Back to the 1930’s with Iran?
By Carl in Jerusalem
Daniel Gordis explains why all the second-strike capability in the world will not change the fact that Iran constitutes an existential threat to Israel. What must be understood is that the threat to Israel is not that Iran will one day …
Israel Matzav – http://israelmatzav.blogspot.com/

 

Gordis Reflects on Time: What’s Acceptable in Polite Society …
Writing in the Commentary blog , Daniel Gordis weighs in the Time Magazine controversy : The German word Salonfähig doesn’t have a precise English …
www.jewpi.com/gordis-reflects-on-time-whats-acceptable-in-p…

 

Daniel Gordis: Acceptable in Polite Society
Daniel Gordis: Acceptable in Polite Society. published 1 day ago. Daniel Gordis: Acceptable in Polite Society… Solomonia. Click for more articles from …
www.newsonfeeds.com/…/Daniel%20Gordis:%20Acceptable%…

 

Welcome To The Next Level: We Are No Longer Accepting Comments For …
By Ira Wise
When you read Daniel Gordis or Rick Teplitz – and you MUST read them, you will understand that there is trouble in River City. I could reiterate what they say. I could be alarmist, intellectual or angry. Welcome to the Next Level and Davar Acher are blogs that are primarily about Jewish Education. So I want to issue a challenge and an invitation to all of you who read them, …. Analog Tools for Educators. Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath · Fast Company Magazine …
Welcome To The Next Level – http://nextleveljewisheducation.blogspot.com/

 

Commentary » Blog Archive » Religious Provocateurs and the Liberal …
By Jennifer Rubin
And as Daniel Gordis detailed, virulent anti-Semitism is not only acceptable but increasingly de rigueur in the liberal media. It’s only when Muslim sensibilities are involved that the left rushes forth in a tizzy about religious …
Commentary – http://www.commentarymagazine.com/blogs/

 

No Peace for the Israelis … Alan Caruba by:J.D. Longstreet …
By JD Longstreet
No Peace for the IsraelisBy Alan CarubaWriting in the Jerusalem Post recently, Daniel Gordis wrote “Life in our region has taught us that the first necessary step to defending yourself is acknowledging that someone else is out to …
American Conservative Daily (c) 2010 – http://www.americanconservativedaily.com/

 

The Middle East according to Daniel Gordis! | Gather
Sep 07, 2010 I get regular e-mails from Daniel Gordis, who is a Jewish writer living in Israel. While I dont agree with everything Mr. Gordis write.
juegosdelamente.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId…

 

Time magazine cover story: offensive to Jews?
Cleveland Jewish News
The backlash includes a commentary by Daniel Gordis, senior vice president of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem. “Is there no limit to the Israel-bashing that …

 

Yaacov Lozowick’s Ruminations: Daniel Gordis on a Timeless Nasty …
By Yaacov
Daniel Gordis on a Timeless Nasty Sterotype in Time (Magazine) · He’s angry, is Danny Gordis. Spot on, though. Spouting ancient negative lies about Jews is now fine, even on the cover of Time Magazine. Ah, here comes the rub. …
Yaacov Lozowick’s Ruminations – http://yaacovlozowick.blogspot.com/

 

The Kentucky Democrat
By Daniel S.
Daniel Gordis responds to TIME Magazine in his web-exclusive article for Commentary Magazine. Here we are in the middle of peace negotiations that Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, insisted upon, and to which the president of …
The Kentucky Democrat – http://kydem.blogspot.com/

 

Israel Matzav: Unacceptable in polite society
By Carl in Jerusalem
Daniel Gordis gets it right about this week’s now-infamous Time Magazine cover story. The printed version, at least, has a thesis, and it’s not a bad one. Its claim is that Israelis don’t discuss the peace process much (true), …
Israel Matzav – http://israelmatzav.blogspot.com/

 

The Decline and Fall of Time Magazine 2: The Editorial War On …
By Omri Ceren
As Daniel Gordis wrote in Commentary: indeed, it’s all once again, “salonfähig,” (German, roughly for “acceptable in polite company”) this Jew hating: http://www.commentarymagazine.com/viewarticle.cfm... And, go figure, so far not a …
Big Journalism – http://bigjournalism.com/

 

A tale of two prejudices: the tides of time (and TIME) « The View …
By hro001
Daniel Gordis is one of my favourite commentators. His article today is a must read. Some excerpts: Acceptable in Polite Society. The German word Salonfähig doesn’t have a precise English translation. The closest English can do is …
The View From Here – http://hro001.wordpress.com/

 

American Trial Attorneys in Defense of Israel: Acceptable in …
By AMERICAN TRIAL ATTORNEYS IN DEFENSE OF ISRAEL
Acceptable in Polite Society, by Daniel Gordis (taking on the Times Libel on Israel). The German word Salonfähig doesn’t have a precise English translation. The closest English can do is something along the lines of “acceptable in …
American Trial Attorneys in Defense… – http://attorneysdefendingisrael.blogspot.com/

 

Now Gordis Joins Fight Against Mosque! (Are leftist extremists the …
The Jewish Week
Daniel Gordis says: “… America is at war and its enemies are Muslims. Politically correct hairsplitting runs the risk of Americans blinding themselves to …

 

JBlog Central – The Jewish Blog Network | Daniel Gordis: The …
Daniel Gordis: The Ground Zero mosque – what US could learn from Israel 2010-09- 03 4:00pm -07:00T | Total Score: 1 point | Average Rating: 1 out of 5 | Post …
www.israelforum.com/blog_article.php?aid=2973528

 

Jewish Book Council: Hillel: If Not Now, When?
Reviewed by Daniel Gordis. A conventional biography of Hillel, … Daniel Gordis is senior vice president of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, and author, …
jewishbookcouncil.org/page.php?612

 

A faulty comparison
American Thinker
Daniel Gordis has an article in Friday’s Jerusalem Post entitled “The Ground Zero mosque – what US could learn from Israel. He makes some excellent points, …

 

THE GROUND ZERO MOSQUE: WHAT AMERICANS CAN LEARN FROM ISRAEL …
By Ruth King
Posted By Daniel Gordis The Jerusalem Post September 3, 2010. In its basic form, the Ground Zero mosque debate boils down to a conflict between two competing values – American freedom of religion versus the sensitivities of the families …
RUTHFULLY YOURS – http://www.ruthfullyyours.com/

 

Commentary » Blog Archive » The Mosque: A View from Israel
By John Podhoretz
Daniel Gordis, who was the vice president of the University of Judaism in Los Angeles before moving to Israel in 1998, offers a powerful perspective on the wider meaning of the mosque controversy in the Jerusalem Post today: …
Commentary – http://www.commentarymagazine.com/blogs/

 

Answering Daniel Gordis | Cross-Currents
How the citizens of Israel speak about and to one another makes a great deal of difference. If anyone should understand that it is Daniel Gordis, Senior.
www.cross-currents.com/archives/…/answering-daniel-gordis/

 

Touring with teen advocates as they experience Israel
Cleveland Jewish News
On our last day, Dr. Daniel Gordis, a brilliant chronicler and analyst of life in the Jewish state, spoke about another war facing Israel: the “battle of …

 

Book Review: Daniel Gordis’s Saving Israel « Shimshonit
By Shimshonit
Last summer, on my family’s trip to the US, I read Daniel Gordis’s latest book entitled Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End. At the time, I couldn’t resist collaring the Cap’n every few pages to read …
Shimshonit – http://shimshonit.wordpress.com/

 

Book Review: Daniel Gordis’s Saving Israel | Celebrity news
By MadSkillz
Book Review: Daniel Gordis’s Saving Israel Continue To Full Story Source:
Celebrity news – http://madblogz.com/showbiz/

 

The Meretz USA Blog: ‘Five-state solution’ of Daniel Gordis
By noreply@blogger.com (Lilly Rivlin)
‘Five-state solution’ of Daniel Gordis. I usually don’t send out pieces by Gordis [who is affiliated with the neoconservative Shalem Center], but this one from his column in The Jerusalem Post is humorous, if not tragic: …
The Meretz USA Blog – http://meretzusa.blogspot.com/

 

5-State Solution – Grendel Report
By DANIEL GORDIS 25/06/2010 … As Dan Ben-David of the Taub Center has shown, despite its current economic stability, the State of Israel is simply economically unsustainable if matters continue this way. Barring a dramatic shift in …
Grendel Report – http://grendelreport.posterous.com/

 

Political Commentary: Israel Under AttackComments On National …
By admin
“It is a very difficult day” was heard on the streets of Israel, as reported by Dr. Daniel Gordis of Jerusalem. That summed the feelings, atmosphere and true essence of Israel’s position. But soon rumors began flowing, high-ranking …
Comments On National Amnesia – http://www.commentsonnationalamnesia.com/

 

Who is Eyeless in Gaza? « Rabbi Orkand’s Blog
By rorkand
… Jewry’s most articulate observers is my friend and colleague, Rabbi Daniel Gordis. Once again, he hits the proverbial nail on the head. Read his blog posting here. http://danielgordis.org/2010/05/31/facebook-meets-the-flotilla/
Rabbi Orkand’s Blog – http://orkandblog.wordpress.com/

 

Danny Gordis | The Jewish Week
Even before the flotilla incident, Jews in America and Israel were hotly debating two essays, Danny Gordis’ “The Storm Ahead” in the Jerusalem Post and …
www.thejewishweek.com/danny_gordis

 

Artzeinu: Book Review of Dan Gordis’ Aliyah Memoirs
They are by Dan Gordis, a frequent contributor to the New York Times’ Op-Ed Section and Senior Vice President of the Shalem Center (a powerful think thank …
www.artzeinublog.com/…/book-review-of-dan-gordis-aliyah.h…

 

In wake of flotilla raid, Palestinians need not apply to ‘NYT’ op …
By Alex Kane
A Botched Raid, a Vital Embargo, by Daniel Gordis: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/03/opinion/03gordis.html?scp=17&sq=israel%20flotilla&st=nyt. An Assault, Cloaked in Peace, by Michael Oren: …
Mondoweiss – http://mondoweiss.net/

 

“Ghost Zionism” Haunts the World « Gil Troy — Zionism and Israel
By giltroy
Delegates should tackle what Rabbi Daniel Gordis calls the “40-60″ challenge – to reverse the percentage of American Jews who have NOT visited Israel from 60 percent to 40 percent. Delegates should discuss initiatives to determine just …
Gil Troy — Zionism and Israel – http://giltroyzionism.wordpress.com/

 

SOUTH LEBANON: Recasting the Gaza blockade as a humanitarian project
By JNOUBIYEH
And Daniel Gordis of Israel’s Shalem Center, chimed in: “Life in Gaza is unquestionably oppressive; no one in his right mind would choose to live there. But there is no humanitarian crisis in Gaza; if anyone goes without food, …
SOUTH LEBANON – http://www.jnoubiyeh.com/

 

Rabbi Daniel Gordis: Facebook Meets the Flotilla
The loss of life is tragic. So are the injuries to soldiers, including serious head wounds. But most tragic of all is that the world is so willing to be …
www.huffingtonpost.com/…/facebook-meets-the-flotil_b_595…

 

Israel is the greatest by Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg: Zionizing our youth
By Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg
I’m sure that I am not alone in thinking that my friend Daniel Gordis is th= e finest writer on life in Israel in English. Like all great writers, he has = a talent for finding anecdotes that illuminate a larger pattern, for example, …
Israel is the greatest by Rabbi… – http://israelgreatest.blogspot.com/
 

Only Volunteers « IntheMoment
By SB
Daniel Gordis writes, “There’s only one country anywhere on the planet about which there’s a conversation about whether it has a right to exist.” I think it’s time to change the conversation. Lets debate safety, analyze policy, …
IntheMoment – http://momentmagazine.wordpress.com/

 

Gordis’ guide to loving Israel | The Telegraph | JTA – Jewish…
Oct 12, 2009… Yes, it’s true, Gordis’ Israel-related exhaustion is probably greater, but so is his incentive for pressing forward…
blogs.jta.org/telegraph/article/…/gordis-guide-to-loving-israel

 

The Telegraph | JTA – Jewish & Israel News
Odds & ends from the staff of JTA… A few weeks back we flagged Jay Michaelson’s “How I’m losing my love for Israel” essay in the Forward. Now Daniel Gordis, a U.S.-born Conservative rabbi who made aliyah several years ago…
blogs.jta.org/telegraph/ –

 

No Right to Exhaustion
Forward – New York, NY,USA
By Daniel Gordis… This piece was originally published on October 9 on the blog of Daniel Gordis, and is reprinted below with permission from the author…

 

Random Thoughts- Do They Have Meaning?: Haveil Havalim #238- The…
By Jack
Read Rabbi Daniel Gordis’s post No Right to Exhaustion in which he discusses the challenges of loving Israel and who has a right to be tired. My Right Word disagrees with the OU position on The Temple Mount…
Random Thoughts- Do They Have Meaning? – http://wwwjackbenimble.blogspot.com/

 

The Ozi Zion Blog – Blog Archive – More than Just a Hebrew…
By theozizion
Daniel Gordis, in his excellent book Saving Israel provides some very helpful insights. Here is a review of the book which is well worth buying. Gordis notes that while the many similarities between Israel and the USA (and Australia)…
The Ozi Zion Blog – http://szcnsw.auton.telligence.net.au/blog/

 

Make Love or Make War: Two Sides of the Israeli Coin
Palestine Chronicle – Mountlake Terrace, WA,USA
Saving Israel [1] is written by Daniel Gordis, the Senior Vice-president of… Gordis talks a lot about the demographics of the state and a willingness to…

 

Arianna Huffington: Israel Diary: Voices of Peace, Stories of Conflict
By Arianna Huffington
For that, I went to the home of prolific author and thinker Rabbi Daniel Gordis. Rabbi Gordis’ most recent book title sums up his life’s work: Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End. Gathered around the table….On my way to the airport in Tel Aviv, I stopped at the Dallal Restaurant for dinner with Gidi Grinstein and his wife, and my friend Dan Adler, an LA based entrepreneur and former CAA executive, who was also flying back to the U.S…
The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/raw_feed_index.rdf

 

The Story of Zionism
Jewish Exponent – Philadelphia, PA,USA
They are broached in the brief prelude to Daniel Gordis’ new, compelling book, Saving Israel, whose title probably answers at least one of the queries he…

 

Reviews from the new Jewish Book World – Jewish Book Council Blog
By jewishbooks
Reviews from the new Jewish Book World (Philip Roth, Michael Chabon, Benjamin Moser, Rich Cohen,Daniel Gordis, etc.) http://bit.ly/25qCFz 1 hour ago; Anita Diamant discusses book touring on the JBC/MJL author blogging series:…
Jewish Book Council Blog – http://jewishbooks.wordpress.com/

 

Danny Gordis tackles the big issue – FresnoZionism.org
Danny Gordis tackles the big issue… the Jews have to decide, once again, if we want to survive. If we want to make it, then we need to rekindle one of the…

 

J O S H U A P U N D I T: Haveil Havalim #233
By Freedom Fighter
A Mother in Israel treats us to a book review of Daniel Gordis’ ‘Saving Israel’. I just recently read this and a review of this fascinating book of my own will beforthcoming shortly. Harry at Israelity tells us howIsraeli vaccine may…
JOSHUAPUNDIT – http://joshuapundit.blogspot.com/

 

Review Saving Israel by Daniel Gordis | A Mother in Israel
Daniel Gordis of the Shalem Center explains what Israel must do to win the war against its many enemies. More importantly, he explains why.

 

Why choose Israel?
Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle – WI,USA
I’ve also been reading Daniel Gordis’ If a Place Can Make You Cry: Dispatches…Calling himself a classic Zionist, Gordis struggles with a range of…

 

Elder of Ziyon: Book review: “Saving Israel”
By Elder of Ziyon
Daniel Gordis of the Shalem Center has written an intriguing book with an ambitious goal: to save the Jewish State and, by extension, Judaism. The full title is “Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End.”…
Elder of Ziyon – http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/

 

Storm’n Norm’n: Why Shariah Must Be Opposed…Wake Up (everybody!)
By Storm’n Norm’n
In the Mail Bag: Saving Israel by Daniel Gordis – Just received Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End by Daniel Gordis. Thanks to the publisher for sending it along. Really lo…
Storm’n Norm’n – http://normanhooben.blogspot.com/

 

The New CEO’s Reading List | Jewish Book Council Blog
By jewishbooks
Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End by Dr. Daniel Gordis… And one bedtime story… The Kugel Valley Klezmer Band by Betty Stuchner. To read about why he chose each selection, please click here…
Jewish Book Council Blog – http://jewishbooks.wordpress.com/

 

Anita Susan Brenner: La Canada Valley Sun: Summer reading
June 7, 2009
Daniel Gordis is a former Angeleno, whose newest book, Saving Israel, addresses the political issues of the Middle East from a unique perspective, and proposes interesting solutions. 4. Ground zero for Christian Process Theology is…
Anita Susan Brenner – http://anitabrenner.blogspot.com/

 

Israel’s Holocaust Obsession – A Radio Debate With Avrum Burg | Daniel Gordis…
Interfaith Radio (http://interfaithradio.org) recently interviewed Avrum Burg, former speaker of the Knesset, on his recent controversial book. They then interviewed…

 

The Peace Now Blog | Shalem Center’s Daniel Gordis on Obama Speech…
What is even more remarkable than the content of this essay is the source it comes from the penor keyboard of the Shalem Center’s Daniel Gordis As noted…

 

Aish.com delivered
Aish – Jerusalem,Israel
Daniel Gordis records, in his important new book Saving Israel: How Israel Can Win a War That May Never End, being asked by an American Jewish friend: “Why has Israel…

 

The Bureau of Counterpropaganda
By Ernie Halfdram
In an interview with the Globe and mail’s Patrick Martin, Daniel Gordis, author of Saving Israel: How the Jewish State Can Win a War That May Never End , and senior vice-president of the Shalem Centre, an influential right-wing thinker…
The Bureau of Counterpropaganda – http://bureauofcounterpropaganda.blogspot.com/

 

Stratfor on Israel | Samuel J. Scott
By Sam Scott
In addition, Daniel Gordis writes in a book of his own how the Jewish people can survive when Israel will be in conflict for the foreseeable future. There is not a lot of hope in the Middle East right now…
Samuel J. Scott – http://samueljscott.wordpress.com/

 

Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem, Israel
By Daniel Gordis
Gordis’ important new book, Saving Israel, calls for nothing short of reinventing modern Zionism. For without such a reinvention…

 

Arab Israelis are growing alarmed at the notion of a ‘Jewish’ state
Globe and Mail – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
“The concept has always been part of our history,” said Daniel Gordis, author of Saving Israel: How the Jewish State Can Win a War That May Never End

 

Netanyahu’s Retooled, Broader Stance Gets Warmer Recept…
By Tom
The circumstances around him have changed, because Israel is in a very different position than it was, said Daniel Gordis, senior vice president and a senior fellow at the Shalem Center, a Jerusalem-based research institute from which…
Euronews 24 | Latest News | world – http://www.euronews24.org/

 

The Christ in Prophecy Journal: Israel Alone
By Nathan Jones
Author Daniel Gordis summarized recent White House actions in his Jerusalem Post article “In Perspective: For the sake of clarity, a thought experiment” (Tuesday, May 19, 2009). “At AIPAC’s recent Policy Conference, Vice President Joe…
The Christ in Prophecy Journal – http://www.lamblion.us/

 

Writing The Wrongs: Netanyahu’s Broader Stance Earns Early U.S. Favor
By GS Don Morris, Ph.D.
“The circumstances around him have changed, because Israel is in a very different position than it was,” said Daniel Gordis, senior vice president and a senior fellow at the Shalem Center, a Jerusalem-based research institute from which…
Writing The Wrongs – http://writingtw.blogspot.com/

 

Netanyahu’s Broader Stance Earns Early US Favor
Washington Post – Washington, DC, USA
“The circumstances around him have changed, because Israel is in a very different position than it was,” said Daniel Gordis, senior vice president and a…

 

Under the Kippa: Hooray for Daniel Gordis
By agoldman
Having cited Daniel Gordis in my post yesterday, I want to bring attention to his latest piece, which should be required reading in light of Israel’s frequent appearances in the news this week (due to PM Netanyahu being in Washington)…
Under the Kippa – http://underthekippa.blogspot.com/

 

Israpundit | Blog Archive | For the Sake of Clarity – A Thought…
by Daniel Gordis, Jerusalem Post, May 14, 2009.
Dr. Danel Gordis… He was in his 20s, the young man with the question after my lecture. He couldn’t have asked it more kindly or gently. Without a hint of cynicism or anger, he expressed…
Israpundit – http://www.israpundit.com/2008/

 

Tolerance and brutality | MailTribune.com
The play is adapted from the book “If A Place Can Make You Cry,” by Daniel Gordis. “It went off like a light bulb that the real companion piece to ‘Rachel Corrie’ was Gordis’ book,” Sirinsky says. “It’s wrestling with the dreams of…
MailTribune.com Headlines: Crime – http://www.mailtribune.com/

 

The Hope That Is Israel
The Jewish Week – New York, NY, USA
In his powerful new work, Saving Israel, Daniel Gordis makes Israel’s case in uncompromising and certain strokes. Nonetheless, advocacy does not forestall…

 

Writing The Wrongs: A Brief Reminder About Purpose
By GS Don Morris, Ph.D.
Daniel Gordis – There’s a certain look to a widow who’s in her mid-twenties, whose husband was killed in Gaza in January. Eyes swollen with tears, yet with steely determination at the same time. A certain vulnerability on her still very…
Writing The Wrongs – http://writingtw.blogspot.com/

 

Corner Deli: One On One: Rehab for an ‘all-consuming peace addiction’
By Randy Shiner
“The one thing we don’t talk about here is what type of country we are creating,” says Shalem Center senior vice president and senior fellow Daniel Gordis, with conviction. Indeed, asserts Gordis – the author of Saving Israel: How the
Corner Deli – http://randyscornerdeli.blogspot.com/

 

Religion and State in Israel: Religion and State in Israel – March…
By Religion and State in Israel
By Daniel Gordis – www.jpost.com – Opinion March 29, 2009. The writer is senior vice president of the Shalem Center in Jerusalem. His newest book, Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War that May Never End, has just been…
Religion and State in Israel – http://religionandstateinisrael.blogspot.com/

 

ADVICE? looking for article on why it’s ok to live in Sderot…
By Not registered
I’m looking for articles or essays tackling the issue why it’s ok (muttar) to live in dangerous areas of Israel . . . . Why is it ok to put your kids in danger….. perhaps a Daniel Gordis article…
Janglo – http://www.janglo.net/

 

Books – Travel, Middle East: Coming Together, Coming Apart: A…
By Effie
Author: Daniel Gordis
Manufacturer: Wiley
Number Of Items: 1.
Number Of Pages: 272.
Praise for Coming Together, Coming Apart “Interesting conversation is Israel’s most ingratiating commodity, and this is an especially interesting one…
Books – Travel, Middle East – http://boookstravelmiddleeast.blogspot.com/

 

In praise of the Jewish Diaspora | Shimshonit
And given that state of affairs, what remains is to find ways to strengthen the worldwide Jewish community, both in its Judaism and in its ties to one another. To that end, Daniel Gordis’ suggestion is a small but sound one…
Shimshonit – http://shimshonit.wordpress.com/

 

Jewish Issues Watchdog: Gaza Update
By Steve Lieblich
Shalem Fellows including Natan Sharansky, Michael Oren, Yossi Klein Halevi, Martin Kramer and Daniel Gordis have together contributed to more than 100 major television, radio, print and online media outlets including CNN,…
Jewish Issues Watchdog – http://jiw.blogspot.com/

 

My Right Word: A Comment on Daniel Gordis’ Blog Post At The NYTimes
My friend, Daniel Gordis, is over at the New York Times blog section (here) and wrote this:. With the battles in Gaza possibly reaching their zenith and…

A Caterpillar and an Anthem
Jewish Herald-Voice – Houston, TX, USA
By DANIEL GORDIS
07.JAN.09 Almost 10 years ago, shortly after we made aliyah, we were sitting with our three young children having dinner. One of the boys,…

 

Terror Victims’ Voice – For those who cannot speak for themselves…
By Stephen M. Flatow
Daniel Gordis made aliyah from the United States to Israel about 10 years ago. In the just distributed column, A Caterpillar and An Anthem, he writes,. “We didn’t mean to, but we lied to our kids. Almost ten years ago, shortly after we…
Terror Victims’ Voice – For those… – http://victimsvoice.blogspot.com/

 

Thinking Torah: Two moving pieces. Our children as Soldiers.
By Alex Israel
Here are two moving pieces regarding the Gaza operation and our children as soldiers: Daniel Gordis and Yossi Klein Halevi in the Washington Post: As My Son Goes to War, I Am Fully Israeli At Last. Labels: the matzav…
Thinking Torah – http://thinkingtorah.blogspot.com/

 

Blog Am
By Rabbi Jason Rosenberg
Tuesday, January 6, 2009. I’m planning on posting a piece about the situation in Gaza sometime soon. For now, here’s a piece written by Rabbi Daniel Gordis, which is well worth reading. Posted by Rabbi Jason Rosenberg at 7:58 AM…
Blog Am – http://cbatampa.blogspot.com/

 

A Perspective from Daniel Gordis | News of His Land: A Blog...
Daniel Gordis recently posted “A Caterpillar and An Anthem” describing daily life in Israel for everyday families which gives an important perspective. The following thought came from a visit to Sederot:…
News of His Land – http://www.newsofhisland.com/blog/

 

Reflections on Israel through an Amichai poem | www.RabbiJosh.com
In his post today (sadly not on a blog), Danny Gordis writes, movingly as always, of the reality of life in Israel. The most challenging part of his post is when he writes, “These weeks, with the question of whether or not Jewish…
www.RabbiJosh.com – http://joshfeigelson.wordpress.com/

 

Israel At Level Ground: ‘We didn’t mean to, but we lied to our kids’
By Dave Bender
From Daniel Gordis:. “Why should children living in uncontested Israeli territory grow up being taught that in the playground, when the siren goes off, you run into the caterpillar, and hope that the rocket doesn’t kill any of your…
Israel At Level Ground – http://betbender.blogspot.com/

 

Israeli Democracy (1)
By Alex
And few have answered it as directly and honestly as Daniel Gordis, South Jerusalem’s self-proclaimed conscience of enlightened Anglo-Israelis, whose dispatches from Jerusalem are disseminated as Hasbara around the world…
False Dichotomies – http://falsedichotomies.com/

 

A Message from Presiding Bishop William Millsaps
By Bp. Council Nedd II(Bp. Council Nedd II)
Daniel Gordis has not written anything since August. He moved from Los Angeles to Israel some years ago. If you go to his website you can read some of his dispatches. I know you are busy, but just read a couple–When Mistakes are worth…
Out of the Ordinary – http://itsoutoftheordinary.blogspot.com/

 

Concentrating the Mind on the Election
By Rick Richman
You might want to re-read Obama’s response to Tim Russert’s question, “Would you pledge to the American people that Iran will not develop a nuclear bomb while you are president?” and Daniel Gordis’ explanation of why “The minute Iran has…
Jewish Current Issues – http://jpundit.typepad.com/jci/