Rabbi Creditor's Writings on Israel


The Hope: American Jewish Voices
in Support of Israel (2014)
Fault Lines: Exploring the complicated place of
Progressive American Jewish Zionism (2021)


Among the Mourners of Zion
The Huffington Post​ (July 25, 2017)

Tears, Free-Flowing Tears
The Times of Israel (July 23, 2017)

My Souvenir Prophet
The Times of Israel (July 17, 2017)

Attacked from Within
The Huffington Post​ (July 11, 2017)

On the Outside Looking In: Reflections of a Jew Wounded by Israel
The Huffington Post​ (June 27, 2017)

A Very Bad, No-Good, Rotten Day for Zionism
The Huffington Post​ (June 25, 2017)

When it All Comes Together
The Times of Israel (June 20, 2017)

Anger in a Pre-Trump American Zionist: A Rabbinic Response to the Obama Administration’s UN Abstention
The Huffington Post​ (Dec. 28, 2016)

My Zionism (audio)
offered at the East Bay Hadassah Annual Meeting (April 3, 2016)

Our Ancestors in Heaven Are Weeping
Rabbi Creditor's AIPAC Policy Conference 2016 Address (March 22, 2016)

Applause, applause, applause: Donald Trump isn’t the problem, we are
Times of Israel (March 22, 2016)

Opposing Trump at AIPAC Is No Partisan Stance — It’s Jewish and All-American Patriotism
The Jewish Daily Forward (March 21, 2016)

Success at the Kotel Comes at a Cost
Times of Israel (February 2, 2016)

Black Lives Matter and the Beauty of Israel: Working on Both With One Soul
Huffington Post Politics (Nov. 25, 2015)

A Real Response to Israel-Hatred: Love
Huffington Post Politics (Oct. 22, 2015)

Praying for Israel During Troubled Times
Huffington Post Politics (October 14, 2015)

This is Not a Million Man March
Times of Israel (October 12, 2015)

Falafel Hebrew, Crackling Tanks, and Burning Coals
Times of Israel (July 13, 2015)

'A girl named Jerusalem: Seeking Asylum in Tel Aviv
Times of Israel (July 7, 2015)

Too Busy Protecting Israel from Delegitimization to Protect Ourselves from Israel's Delegitimization of Us?
Times of Israel (July 5, 2015)

For Zion's Sake I Will Not Keep Silent 
Huffington Post (March 17, 2015)

We Cry as Family
Times of Israel (November 18, 2014)

Ferguson is Not Gaza
Huffington Post Politics Blog (October 15, 2014)

The Burdens of Memory
Times of Israel (October 6, 2014)

A Battered People Once Again
Times of Israel (August 27, 2014)

Ferguson and Israel
Huffington Post (August 21, 2014)

Never Again is Right Now
Times of Israel (August 20, 2014)

Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace
Times of Israel (August 9, 2014)

Only Then Will the Jewish Soul Know Comfort 
YouTube (Aug. 7, 2014)

Toward Jewish Healing and Post-Tisha-Be'Av Re-entry into the Universe
(August 5, 2014)

My Response to the Terror of Missiles and the Terror of Words
Times of Israel (August 4, 2014)

Comfort Our People, Compassion for All God's People
(with Rabbi Michael Adam Latz)
Huffington Post (July 30, 2014)

Do We Stand With Israel?
Huffington Post (July 28, 2014)

The End of Theory
Times of Israel (July 22, 2014)

I'm Done Apologizing for Israel
Huffington Post (July 21, 2014)
(republished by the Jewish Daily Forward July 23, 2014)

Evil and the Image of God: A Response to Dr. Daniel Gordis
(July 18, 2014)

What do I Pray for Now?
(July 15, 2014)

A Prayer for These 90 Seconds 
Huffington Post (July 10, 2014)

The Jewish People Lives
Huffington Post (July 8, 2014)

A Jew in the World
Huffington Post, (July 2, 2014)

”אנחנו הקונסרבטיבים נאבקים למענכם, עמדו גם אתם לצידנו“

 Maariv (June 10, 2014)

Healing Our Abused Jewish Soul
Jerusalem Post (June 2, 2014)

A Rabbinic Comment on Messianic Politics
Huffington Post (January 22, 2014)

Reclaiming Zionism
Huffington Post (July 8, 2013)

I am Not Free When My Sister is Silenced

Women of the Wall (July 8, 2013) 

A Prayer, Upon Completing My Term as CoChair of Rabbis for Women of the Wall 
Women of the Wall (April 28, 2013)

Sermon on the Mount: A Midrash on the Akeidah

Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility (August, 2011)

Upon the Death of an Enemy

(May 2, 2011)

Zionism Also Needs to Come from the Left - Right?

The "J" (Nov. 4, 2010)

The Narrowing of the Israeli Mindset

The "J" (March 4, 2010)

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