When Jews Attack Jews

When Orthodox rabbis insult other communities, it desecrates God's name and reinforces stereotypes of an intolerance that lacks intellectual rigor and religious depth.

It's ironic that while American rabbis were ruing the results of the Pew Report and scrambling to work out how they could attract disaffected young Jews back to their communities, some British rabbis were doing just the opposite. Faced with a similar epidemic of assimilation and handed the opportunity to teach at Limmud, Britain's largest gathering of Jews, their response was to condemn, to criticize and to...