American Jews Need to Overcome Their Insecurities About Zionism

Rather than being overused, as A.B. Yehoshua worries, the term 'Zionism' is in danger of extinction in American Jewish life, due to the discredit both right-wingers and anti-Israel groups have brought on Zionism in the eyes of many U.S. Jews.

American Jews have a complex when it comes to the word “Zionism.” It makes them uncomfortable.