Can you be Jewish and liberal?

Can you be Jewish and liberal?

Can you be Jewish and liberal? The evidence says: not so easy – Shmuel Rosner – Jewish Journal 12.07.16 As hard as it is to spell it out with such bluntness, as a general rule, liberal American Jews seem to be less Jewish. It is our job to understand why –...
Eating meat but not animals?

Eating meat but not animals?

It’s not a bird – it’s SuperMeat: Israeli startup aims to grow meat without the animal – Andrew Tobin – JTA 12.07.16 The project has raised tough questions for two groups of Israelis: Kashrut observers and vegans. But it has rabbinic endorsements from Orthodox...
Egyptian peace initiative still far from finish line

Egyptian peace initiative still far from finish line

Egyptian peace initiative for Israelis, Palestinians still far from finish line – Barak Ravid – Haaretz 17.07.16 Netanyahu prefers Cairo’s initiative to the French alternative. But will he follow through this time? If he hesitates as usual, and the Cairo track...