Thinking the Unthinkable: A Lamentation for the State of Israel – Well, Not Exactly | The Vineyard of the Saker

by Roger Tucker

The following essay was inspired by a recent article in the Jewish magazine ‘The Tablet’ entitled “Thinking the Unthinkable: A Lamentation for the State of Israel.” A good, well written example of what is fast becoming a genre bemoaning the rapidly disappearing notion held by liberal Zionist Jews that a Jewish State in Palestine could be ‘both Jewish and Democratic.’ Mr. Rosenbaum’s strained but passionate elegy to what was never more than a wish-fulfillment fantasy provides an opening for a more penetrating look at the prevailing debate between One State and Two States. The former proposal has been slowly but surely gaining adherents over the years, as can be seen here.

via Thinking the Unthinkable: A Lamentation for the State of Israel – Well, Not Exactly | The Vineyard of the Saker.

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