Middle East Conflict

Outside Of My Israel ‘Comfort Zone’

A gap-year student’s view about the conflict is seriously challenged. What happens next?

10/23/2013
Special To The Jewish Week
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With a chuckle in his voice and a gleam in his eye, as if my assertion — that college campuses were a hotbed of anti-Israel activity — were funny, Yitzhak Mansdorf moved on to his next question. How would I feel, he asked me, if on completing his program to educate young American Jews about the Israel-Palestinian conflict, I were no longer a Zionist?

Irwin Mansdorf: “More nuanced view of Israel.”
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