Jewish communities without rabbis deserve state funding too
The government’s proposal to fund rabbis of non-Orthodox communities shows Israel is moving in the right direction, but it should take its liberal thinking one step further.
I remember my cautious optimism after the High Court announced last year that Israel could no longer only fund rabbis of Orthodox affiliation. While the decision to fund non-Orthodox rabbis was limited to those of rural communities and their funding was meant to come from the Culture and Sports Ministry rather than the Religious Services Ministry, I saw it as a
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