Monthly Archives: May 2019

Security and Insecurity

Last week my Masorti shul hosted a visiting group of Americans, members of a Conservative synagogue. One of the subjects for discussion was “what’s the issue that you are most concerned with at your synagogue?” The answer was not declining … Continue reading

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Israel’s Coming Constitutional Crisis

Can there be a constitutional crisis without a constitution? Apparently Israel is headed toward one, as Prime Minister Netanyahu and his Likud party confront Israel’s Supreme Court. The Court says that Netanyahu wants to render it powerless, destroying the independent … Continue reading

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The Moral Bankruptcy of Reform’s Religious Action Center

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) is the “social justice” arm of the American Reform movement (it has a parallel organization here in Israel, the IRAC). Although it claims to be “completely non-partisan,” if you look at the … Continue reading

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More worries for American Jews

Dr. Guy Bechor is an Israeli political and legal analyst who specializes in the Middle East. He often appears on Israeli television and his articles are found in various newspapers and websites; however, much of it is not translated into … Continue reading

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What’s in the Future for European Jews

If American Jews are going to have it tough in the future, things look worse for Europeans. The recent attempted murder of a Jewish woman in Sweden, apparently committed by a Muslim man “known to the police” and possibly motivated … Continue reading

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