Finally, studies reveal what U.S. Jews, Israelis may have in common: Post-Rabbinic Judaism
Jews may have come to believe they don't need rabbis like these in their lives. They can be Jewish on their own, with other like-minded people.
Two intriguing sets of opinion polls came to light this week. One was part of a series of troubling news reports on Israeli Jews who are leaving the country. The other was a major survey of American Jews, highlighting a growing number who appear to be leaving Judaism.