June 28, 2017 - 4 Tammuz 5777


The Kotel should not be the private playground of Orthodox Jews

The Israeli government took a historic step a few years ago. But like many other things in Israel, it has allowed the Orthodox fringe and some in Zionist religious circles to dictate policy.

Jews should encourage, not stifle, debate

It is quite possible that, paradoxically, argument has played a key role in holding the Jewish People together and ensuring its continuity.


Lessons from Begin: Is rescue no longer a Jewish imperative?

For Begin, rescue was a Jewish imperative. In 1955, when the government debated excluding elderly and ill Moroccan Jews from aliyah because of financial hardships facing the young country, he delivered a stinging rebuke.

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