In honor of Israel Independence Day this Thursday, bloggers have been motivated to defend their support of Israel and Zionism.
Edward Beaman writes about why he supports Israel, although he is not Jewish, Israeli, or an Evangelical Christian. According to him, support for Israel equals support for Western values and opposition to Islamic extremism.
Gil Troy has posted a YouTube video made up of slides listing the reasons he is a Zionist. He says, “A century ago, Zionism revived pride in the label “Jew”; today, Jews must revive pride in the label “Zionist.”