This week exposed an uncomfortable truth that American Jews are just now beginning to wrestle with: Israel doesn’t care about American Jews.
We have never been further from Israel than we are at this point. Netanyahu has broken from the American Jewish community — because he can.
Israel’s first-ever conference on bridging the gap between Israeli and American Jewish liberals finds much angst, few answers, J.J. Goldberg reports.
A first-ever initiative from the Israeli government is mapping the worldwide multi-ethnic, multi-racial Jewish world — and that world is growing.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has written to the Jewish Agency for Israel indicating his support for a renewed joint initiative between Israel and the Jewish world, JTA has learned, two weeks after the agency withdrew from a similar initiative in protest.
Jewish leaders of five different continents around the world headed to Israel this week to discuss what they described as the deteriorating security situation in their regions following the war in Lebanon.
Three weeks into Israel’s latest Lebanon War, Israelis and their friends and allies around the world remain united in the certainty that this is a just war. They know that Israel had a right to respond as it did to Hezbollah’s provocations, and they believe that Israel’s future safety requires a clear victory over the terrorists who would destroy it.