Judaism has worked just fine for 20,000 years with most Jews faking their Hebrew; it will continue to do just fine with American Jews doing the same.
A relative of Forward contributing editor David Hazony was among the four victims of the Tel Aviv terror attack.
Jewish professionals are known to play musical chairs and switch from one organization to another. It’s mostly institutional inside baseball, but some moves are more interesting than others.
A new crop of young pro-Israel writers is on the ascent. And many of them got their start at university journals backed by the Shalem Center, a prominent Zionist think tank.
With Jewish religious movements struggling with declining numbers, could the faith be taken over by a robust ‘just Jewish’ identity? David Hazony is talking about Limmud.