Israelis are coming to our Reform centers and synagogues to seek community, prayer and social action, but mostly to celebrate life.
I grew up in Israel as a Masorti Jew. I served seven years as a Jewish Agency emissary to communities in the United States.16
Defenders of the Orthodox monopoly and the authors of the article seek to perpetuate the dichotomy in Israel between secularism and Orthodoxy
Americans have a duty to strengthen, rather than weaken or ignore, their ties to other Americans.
Arguments against Israel’s self-definition as a Jewish State ignore the Arab world’s hostility toward the nation.11
The requirement called for children attending non-public schools to receive instruction that is equivalent to that provided in the public schools56
“Protest tourism” is a straw-man attack — and diaspora Jews should absolutely keep advocating against occupation.
Performative activism is not the only way to advocate for Israel’s improvement.
To paraphrase Ta-Nahesi Coates’ thesis, America is defined by racism. There is no American nationalism without racism.
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