Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Reform Movement vs. Bibi Netanyahu

Last week saw a protest by Reform and Conservative Jews, both American and Israeli, in support of the Women of the Wall, at the Kotel (Western Wall).  The demonstrators were protesting the fact that an agreement that the government, the … Continue reading

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Bringing Israel’s Supreme Court into the 21st Century

The latest battle in Israel’s ongoing struggle to define itself is being fought over the way Supreme Court justices are selected. The 15 justices are appointed by a judicial selection committee of 9 members: The Minister of Justice, who chairs … Continue reading

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