Gil Troy

Gil Troy

Gil Troy is the author of The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s. His forthcoming book, The Zionist Ideas, which updates Arthur Hertzberg's classic work, will be published by The Jewish Publication Society in Spring 2018. Professor Gil Troy is Distinguished Scholar in North American History at McGill University. Email Gil at

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Walden Pond in Concord

Nation-building tips from America’s 69th birthday


Act like lions to impose peace, not lambs

‘LET’S DEBATE the meaning of the Zionist Idea today – in Israel and the Diaspora, then compare notes

Center field: The ‘Yom Ha-’ as history teacher

IDF Paratroopers relax after liberating the Western Wall during the Six Day War

Center Field: Cowards fear celebrating Jerusalem’s ‘Jew-bilee’

Birthright participants wave flags and cheer during a recent event in Jerusalem.

Center field: What can your country do for you?

 Actress Mayim Bialik arrives at the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California

Center Field: Mayim Bialik -The making of a heroic feminist Zionist

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An open letter to anti-intellectual, antisemitic anti-Zionists

Israel world baseball

'Team Jew' baseball success celebrates Jewish nationhood, power

GEORGE WASHINGTON led, but will our current president?

Center Field: Yes, presidential leadership matters in fighting antisemitism

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Center Field: Covalent Jewish bonding

Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Trump

Community activism can restore faith in the age of Trump – and Netanyahu

MCGILL UNIVERSITY campus in Montreal

'Punch a Zionist Today’: The campus hate swarm strikes again

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump salutes as he arrives at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, on Mond

Can US disrupter-in-chief trigger some progress?

An IDF soldier.

Center Field: A letter to my son as he enlists in the Israeli army

Donald Trump

Center Field: The Ethics of the Fathers vs. Donald Trump

PREPARATIONS ARE FINALIZED on the West Front of the US Capitol, where Donald J. Trump will be sworn

Stretch to be the best person and president you can be


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