Once a symbol of unity, Israel has become one of the most divisive issues in American Jewish community life. J.J. Goldberg asks: Can we all love Israel even while fighting about it?
Israeli-born rabbi Yosef Mizrachi reacted with seeming glee to the collapse of numerous temples throughout Nepal. The worst part is, his sentiments aren’t even so rare, Jesse Lempel writes.
Many believe that Jewish involvement was essential to the end of South African apartheid. But Jonathan Katz reminds us that we were actually complicit in the segregationist regime.
Over the past 8 years, Tevel b’Tzedek has been working in Nepal to connect Jews to the challenges of extreme poverty. Now, the community they helped build is in ruins.