The Zionist Beat

06.20.12 6:15 PM ET

The Israeli Ministry of Culture and Sport has a new contest—and (surprise!) it’s about Zionism.

The task for the competition is simple enough: create a short video about what Zionism means to you in the 21st century. Putting some of the cruder propaganda elements aside (though this Im Tirtzu video, announcing that "Zionism without Jerusalem—that's no Zionism," is hard to ignore), there are a few clips [most are in Hebrew] that are pretty impressive. Here’s one of them: