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Pittsburgh & Israel in the News

Kim Salzman

Reclaiming the Word 'Zionism'
When I made aliyah in 2006 immediately after the conclusion of the Second Lebanon War, I was surprised to discover that not only did my American family and friends question my decision to move to Israel, but so did many Israelis. “Because I’m a Zionist,” I would answer them when they asked me what brought me to Israel at the age of 28 – with a law degree in tow and no family to lean on. While some of them would nod their heads in respect, far too many of them would look at me with blank faces, flabbergasted that people like me still actually exist. “There are still Zionists today?” 

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