Why Zionism should be untouchable

You should be a Zionist. Everyone should.

People in Tel Aviv.
(Image credit: AP Photo/Jim Pringle)

I'm a Zionist — and you should be, too. That's right: every one of you, whether you're a Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, atheist, or Jew; whether or not you support or despise the actions and ideology behind Israel's governing Likud Party at home or in the occupied West Bank.

The reason is simple: Zionism was devised as an ideology in defense of the ingathering of the Jewish people to their historic homeland in the Middle East for the purpose of founding a national state. That goal was achieved 70 years ago.

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