JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called out the Reform and Conservative movements in Israel for using their partnership in the
Sivan Rahav-Meir is probably the most visible Orthodox woman in Israel today. And she’s not afraid.
We’ve never once been made to feel unwelcome. But we never forget that we’re always a guest.
A highly anticipated pre-High Holiday call with President Trump lasted less than 8 minutes and consisted mostly of platitudes, participants said.
Looking around at Rosh Hashanah services, she thinks: “Surely inside some of these minds burned this strange fire, these same doubt-riddled thoughts?”
Judaism “counsels respect for governmental leaders, regardless of any policies or positions a leader may have instituted or taken,” one rabbi said.
Non-Orthodox religious groups declined the yearly presidential call with President Trump. They were wrong to do so.
Be open because having numerous voices makes your experience richer. Whether or not Orthodoxy responds should not affect your bottom line.
Wouldn’t we rather our children chose not to identify as Jews than to be forced to do so, either by anti-Semitism or by internal pressure?
The answer lies in the fundamental difference between the secular and religious Jewish worldview.