Minister of Foreign Affairs

By Daniel Gordis

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), May 2008

Gordis, writing as if he were the Israeli minister of foreign affairs, argues that the foreign ministry has a mandate to speak clearly, both in the international community and to Jews in Israel, about what Israel is about. The challenge is to shift the spotlight, focusing the world's discussion on why Jews need a state in the first place, and through this lens understand the agonizing decisions Israel makes.

Topic: Morality, Arab-Israeli Relations, International Relations, Ethics, Statehood, Israeli-Arab Relations, Communal Memory, Israel Advocacy, Hasbara

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.38/no.650

Page Number(s): 13-14

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Gordis, Daniel. Minister of Foreign Affairs. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). May 2008: 13-14. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6780


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