Are religious Zionists the new ruling elite?

Are religious Zionists the new ruling elite?

Successors of Rabbi Kook are Israel’s new ruling elite – Ari Shavit – Haaretz 11.08.16The elite that Herzog comes from is characterised by a poverty of ideas, inaction and weakness of spirit. Survey: support for the national camp is three times higher than...
What’s changed about being Jewish in Scotland?

What’s changed about being Jewish in Scotland?

‘What’s Changed about Being Jewish in Scotland?’ Fear, study finds – The Jewish Press 04.08.16The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities recently issued the final draft of a report titled What’s Changed About Being Jewish in Scotland, the catalyst for which was the...
Jewish fundamentalism is destroying social cohesion

Jewish fundamentalism is destroying social cohesion

In Israel, let’s destroy Jewish fundamentalism before it destroys us – Uri Regev – The Forward 14.08.16The hateful rhetoric and theocratic pressures stemming from today’s self-righteous Israeli rabbinic and political leadership, aiming to de-legitimise the ‘other,’ is...
Transgender kids learn Hebrew

Transgender kids learn Hebrew

A camp tries to reinvent the Hebrew language, so transgender kids can fit in – Julie Zauzmer – The Washington Post 11.08.16Habonim Dror camps across North America are pioneering a new gender-neutral form of Hebrew. They hope to set an example that Hebrew-speakers...