August 4, 2014

In Defense of Zionism

Michael Oren, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

The often reviled ideology that gave rise to Israel has been an astonishing historical success.

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TAGGED: Palestinians, Palestine, Middle East, Israel, Zionism


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