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Resistance to Tyranny and Longing for Zion, Then and Now

“Zionism, then as now, transcends the politics of the state; it is rather our everlasting commitment to our own Jewish existentialism. Passover is the first time, but certainly not the last time, that Zionism proved itself as freedom and liberation for the Jewish people, breathtaking in its righteousness.‚Äč
But the lessons of freedom and liberation handed down from generation to generation, not just at Seder but in our very Jewish beings, is not exclusive to ourselves. The Jewish people have had outsized influence in justice movements the world over not in spite of, but because of, the lessons we have learned in fighting for freedom and liberation in every era, society and political culture throughout our history.”

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