I grew up with a Jewish mother and non-practicing Catholic father. I have found myself confused about God and whether there is an afterlife. Seesaw, where to from here?
In 2005, a Haredi man stabbed marchers at Jerusalem’s Pride Parade. Ten years later, he did it again. Jay Michaelson writes that it’s time ultra-Orthodox leaders owned up to their hateful words.
Terrorists have taken advantage of the instability, and have made dramatic territorial gains in Syria and Iraq. They now threaten two minorities — Kurds and Druze.
The term, “non-Zionist synagogue” is problematic. If there can be a “non-Zionist synagogue,” the implication is that there are “Zionist synagogues.” And although individuals may identify themselves as Zionists or not, congregations are neither; they are Jewish — and they welcome people of differing viewpoints, particularly when it comes to Zionism.