5774 will be the last year we ignore Israel’s future
From now on, wishes for a happy new year need to include the entire spectrum of Israel’s citizens - including Arabs and ultra-Orthodox Jews.
The Jewish New Year, 5774, is about to begin, and there’s good reason for excitement. All signs indicate that it will be the last of the old-style years — meaning that there won’t be anything like it. Does that mean it will be a good year or a bad one? That’s up to us.