By Israeli law, Jews are not allowed to pray at their holiest site — a fact that Arabs use to inspire deligitimization and even terrorism.
Why is the Israeli Prime Minister cozying up to leaders who endorse anti-Semitism? Peter Beinart explains the reasons behind this unholy alliance.
Does the southwest Syria ceasefire make a Iranian presence on Israel’s border more or less likely? A great deal depends on Moscow.
We should learn how to share important spaces such as the Kotel rather than create a false unity that excludes millions of Jews.
I used to eat on Tisha B’Av in keeping with how my dad, a Holocaust survivor, observed (or didn’t observe) the fast. I’ve now found a compromise.
So long as Israel defines itself as the Jewish nation-state, it must allow Diaspora Jews to take part in debate on questions of identity and faith.
America isn’t playing its century-old role as the chief manager of the global economy and leader of the world community.
Netanyahu’s decision should be viewed not as a humiliating slap in the face, but as an opportunity to redefine our goals as non-Orthodox Jews.4
“We need your help to act effectively in the political arena…in order to bring about a change of attitudes, perceptions and official decisions.”
Naftali Bennett, and perhaps Benjamin Netanyahu, appear to be petrified at the prospect that Israelis actually want what they say they do — peace.7
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