Sergio DellaPergola

Bigger Population Estimate Means Wider Definition of Jewishness

The high number of Jews included in the Pew study’s new population estimate means a wider definitions of who counts as a Jew.

Avigdor Lieberman’s Bright Idea

Avigdor Lieberman’s electoral success has been a cause of alarm in Israel and abroad. Lieberman’s critics are justifiably concerned by his often inflammatory rhetoric, as well as his demand that the right to vote be made contingent upon citizens taking a loyalty oath — a policy totally unacceptable in a democratic society.