Edgar Bronfman warned decades ago that Israeli settlement building would harm Jews and Palestinians. As both sides lose kids to kidnap-murders, his son Adam Bronfman sees he was right.
I am both an insider and an outsider in the Jewish world. Because of my last name, Jews accept me warmly around the world and across the Jewish spectrum. But I am also an outsider. My Jewish education was limited as a child. I did not participate in communal or institutional Jewish life. The concept that I would need to marry-in to be accepted was never discussed.