Why Do We Get Caught Up in Compulsive Online Debates About Israel?

When crisis strikes the Jewish state, we in the Diaspora feel an urge to voice our concerns and support. Most of the time our 'friends' don't agree.

My life has had many phases. I’ve been at a state comprehensive school in Leicester, in the United Kingdom. I’ve been a philosophy student in London. I’ve been a student politician, alongside Trotskyites and eco-activists. I’ve been involved in drama and theater. I’ve been a seminary student in Orthodox rabbinical schools. I’ve been an academic researcher in a center for philosophy of religion at a Catholic...