The results of the race for Israeli Chief Rabbi are in. Though the winners and the institution as a whole leave much to be desired, Zack Parker says it could have been much worse.
Zack Parker is an editorial intern at Open Zion and a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Zack Parker argues that a famous rabbi's invocation of 'Amalek' has had very real consequences in Jerusalem.
Google pulled a Kahanist app from its store. Zack Parker on how other attempts to censor these far-right Israeli views have failed.
Israel is right to be wary of certain Jewish activists fighting for access to the Temple Mount. Still, it's wrong to bar all Jews from praying at this holy site, writes Zack Parker.
Zack Parker used to be a Kahanist who spat on Arab boys. Now he's part of pro-peace J Street. Here's how he went from one movement to the other.