Tikkun Magazine, Winter 2011My Advice (Short and to the Point, in the Spirit of Hillel)
by Jeremy Ben-Ami
Study the game.
Learn the rules.
Know what it takes to compete.
If you’re losing, study the leader.
If you don’t like the rules, work to change them.
But don’t complain.
To change the world, play hard at all times.
Jeremy Ben-Ami is founder and executive director of J Street, a pro-peace, pro-Israel lobbying group in Washington, D.C.His articles in Tikkun include "The New Zionist Imperative Is to Tell Israel the Truth," September/October 2010; and "J Street ... and the Rest of the Middle East Peace Community," September/October 2009.
Source Citation: Ben-Ami, Jeremy. 2011. My Advice. Tikkun 26(1): 32