Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 2 comments
I think you are right in opposing the bill. I think the country is wrong to entangle politics and religion, with the Rabbinate given such authority as it has. In the US we struggle daily to insure the separation of church and state. I think Israel, a country used to struggle and survival, should make the same distinction.