The relationship between Israeli and American Jewry has become increasingly fraught. But both sides can contribute to a greater give-and-take.
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate is seizing power over the world’s Jewish population, and the move could have dire consequences.
There’s a new kosher certification agency in town — and many other changes that threaten the monopoly over religious life in Israel.
As much as we may want the Torah to play an influential role in Israel, this must be achieved in a consensual and respectful way, not by coercion.