Jewish leaders didn’t come to Israel to rally over Iran. They took aim instead at the Orthodox stranglehold on religion there — and the waning practice of faith shown in the Pew study.
Benjamin Netanyahu served up a rambling, angry, bitter and sarcastic attack on an Iran nuclear deal. J.J. Goldberg asks: Did anyone bother to tell him that no deal has been sealed yet?
Diaspora Jews in the advocacy world have returned to Jerusalem like the swallows to Capistrano. They come to debate big issues — but J.J. Goldberg suggests it all feels a bit staged.
Leaders of major Jewish groups say Jews who are critical of Israel don’t really represent the community. So who do the leaders represent?
Jewish federation leaders are bracing for substantial cuts in social service spending. Even with the ‘fiscal cliff’ looming, they are not taking sides in the battle over taxes.
In the first major post-election Jewish gathering, politics has been given a deliberately low profile. Instead, the focus is on social justice.