Amid the Anarchy of Jewish Leadership, Can We Ever Have Our Own Pope Francis?

Sure, we’re a stiff-necked people that can’t seem to agree on anything. But it’s the rigorous debate that unites us.

Like Time Magazine and most other people on the planet, I have been blown away by Pope Francis. In under a year, he has managed to reverse the way most people look at the Vatican and the value of the Catholic Church in general. He was crowned Time Magazine Person of the Year, rekindling a pride in the church and the confidence of its followers. And he has successfully captured populist messages to advance the...