Theodore Sasson

Jewish Home: Naftali Bennett, Israeli economy minister and head of the far-right Jewish Home party, is one of the sponsors of the new bill.

Will Israel Alienate the Diaspora With 'Jewish State' Push?

The nationality bill in Israel’s parliament, which favors Jewishness over democracy, has alienated the Diaspora, writes Theodore Sasson. What will this mean in the upcoming elections?

Uphill Fight: J Street president Jeremy Ben-Ami came under attack at a committee meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations.

J Street on the Docket

The Presidents Conference is supposed to represent the big Jewish tent. Will it open the flaps up a crack and let in the dovish group J Street?

Old Guard?: Groups like Abraham Foxman?s ADL were not able to affect the outcome of nuclear talks.

The Fracturing of American Jewry

The recent deal with Iran showed the weakness of the American Jewish establishment, which was incapable of stopping it. Theodore Sasson think this is just the beginning.

Empowerment, Then Citizenship

One of the greatest challenges facing the Jewish community is how to engage young adults during the long stretch of life between college and parenthood. Jewish young adults want to be involved with Jewish life, but to date the community’s response has been limited, uncoordinated and lacking in clear vision. Examination of the experiences of alumni of the Taglit-Birthright Israel program offers us a window onto this problem and suggests possible ways forward.