Avraham Burg
Avraham Burg

In 2021, Avraham Burg wrote an affidavit asking to no longer be legally designated a Jew in response to a 2018 law that made Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people. He said, “The meaning of that law is that a citizen of Israel who is not Jewish will suffer from having an inferior status, similar to what the Jews suffered for untold generations.”

Avraham “Avrum” Burg is an Israeli author, politician, and businessman. He was a member of the Knesset, the chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, the Speaker of the Knesset, and Interim President of Israel.

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On Hamas, Israeli Propaganda, and Our Common Humanity

On Hamas, Israeli Propaganda, and Our Common Humanity

Israeli author Richard Forer speaks with Palestinian-American Yvette Bansal to dispel some common myths and share little-known facts about the Israel-Hamas conflict. Richard emphasizes Hamas’ desire and willingness to work toward peace with Israel. He highlights...

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Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Since October 7, 2023, the world has watched the government of Israel drop more than 6,000 bombs and launch more than 7,000 missiles into the territory of Gaza, causing damage the equivalent of 2 nuclear bombs. The military operation is in retaliation to a Hamas-led...

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