Everywhere in the secular world we find strategies for dealing with the ultimate hopelessness of the human condition. The biblical regime offers a vision that has hope as a real option. The diasporic Jews live in despair but the sovereign Jews can build their nation on the bedrock of hope. That's what we have to offer today's people of Israel in the first place.
What we need to do is to differentiate our message from the message of hopelessness that is the common theme of virtually all modernist teachings.