Jewish 100: Ronen Shoval – Tomorrow

April 24, 2013 5:50 pm 4 comments

Ronen Shoval.

Ronen Shoval

Founder, Im Tirtzu

Shoval is one of the founders and the current chairman of Im Tirtzu, the largest Zionist youth group in Israel. Whether it’s uncovering bias on university campuses or holding organizations accountable, Shoval puts himself and his organization in the thick of it—even if the results aren’t always pretty. Articulate and well spoken, he’s also proven an adroit commentator and his opinion pieces appear frequently in publications such as Ha’aretz and the Jerusalem Post.

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  • Son of a hi-tech multi-millionaire, Ronen Shoval has initiated a $500,000 libel suit against 5 human rights activists for criticism they lodged against Im Tirzu. It’s classic SLAPP, which is an inherent part of the individual’s tactic’s as well as his organization: shutting up any form of criticism against the destructive policies of the Israeli government. They celebrate the national anthem, the flag and military uniforms like any proto-fascist European group. Maybe he does deserve a place in this list.

  • Shoval & Im Tirtsu are known is Israel for being an extreme right moment who’s goal is to threat anyone who present criticism on Netanyahu’s government. their ways of actions remind dark times of McCarthyism in america, where they blame anyone who doesn’t present their ultra right opinion as “anti zionist” or “hidden anti zionist” – an anti zionist who doesn’t know he is one, and needs to be treated.

    naming him in any list as pro israel is bad for israel and bad for israelis.

  • Are you freaking kidding me? Did you get your list of candidates from the Likud party headquarters? “Holding organizations accountable”? This is the very person who has been running a campaign against most Israeli human-rights NGOs claiming that they receive donations from ‘terror supporters’, though they all present transparent reports of their funding, while ‘Im Tirtzu’ keeps their donation records secret, and when it was found that -the- John Hagee supports them financially, he cut off their funding because THEY, not him, were deemed too controversial.

  • yep, flaming hatred is good for the youth in zion…
    he is a dangerous person for israel and her image in the long run!
    :(

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