Modern Orthodoxy: a woman’s view

Modern Orthodoxy: a woman’s view

A view from the women’s section on Orthodox spiritual leadership – Julie Gruenbaum Fax – Jewish Journal 10.11.15 ‘I have found a Modern Orthodoxy so meaningful, so relevant and so true to the halachah and values central to the Torah, that I don’t...
No, Israel, you are not Paris

No, Israel, you are not Paris

No, Israel, you are not Paris – Michael Greenberger – The Forward 16.11.15 Some Israelis are likening Paris to Israel, and ISIS jihadis to Palestinian terrorists. Michael Greenberger asks: Is that a fair assessment — or political opportunism? Read op-ed here And see:...
The hopelessness of Palestinian youth

The hopelessness of Palestinian youth

Palestinian reality is so fake it’s normal – Amira Hass – Israel Conference on Peace – Haaretz 11.10.15 Behind the events of October 2015 stands Palestinian youth, which grew up in the hopeless reality of the Oslo Accords. In East Jerusalem and elsewhere, they deal...
More voices at Haaretz Israel Conference on Peace

More voices at Haaretz Israel Conference on Peace

Martin Indyk: Israelis must stop playing the victim – Haaretz 12.11.15 “You are not victims. You are not. You have built a beautiful country which is incredibly strong…with the backing of the most powerful country in the world. You are not victims anymore. You are...
What does ‘Made in Israel’ mean?

What does ‘Made in Israel’ mean?

The EU Is disengaging from the settlements, not from Israel – Anders Persson – Haaretz 12.11.15 The EU’s ‘differentiation strategy’ specifically separates out the democratic and internationally recognised Israel within the 1967 borders – with which...