Category Archives: Israeli Society

Defending Israel against Reform evangelism

This week the conflict between liberal and progressive elements in American Jewry and the government of Israel was escalated. On November 16, Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the American Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), and others tried to push their … Continue reading

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Abolish the Chief Rabbinate

What would you think if you and your children were registered as Jewish citizens of Israel, but when your daughter applied to be married, she was told that in the eyes of the Chief Rabbinate she was not Jewish? And … Continue reading

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Ha’aretz, the newspaper that hates its country

Ha’aretz is the oldest newspaper still in print in Israel. It began life in 1918 as an organ of the British military government, but was soon taken over by left-wing Zionists. The Schocken family bought the paper in 1935; Gershon … Continue reading

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Deport Israel’s illegal immigrants

The attitude of Israelis to African “infiltrators” or “asylum seekers” or “refugees” – what you call them is indicative of how you feel about them – is a manifestation of a broad cultural divide in our society. There are about … Continue reading

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The real crisis of racism in Israel

The strategy of the US Reform Movement along with home-grown leftists to introduce an American-style obsession with “racism” into Israeli consciousness shows just how far from understanding regional reality these people are. The movement’s Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC) plans … Continue reading

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