The rabbinate has become increasingly loathed even in its 'home court' – consisting of religious Jews both in Israel and abroad.
Reporting on rocket fire from Gaza into Israel regularly omits mention of Israeli use of force against the coastal strip. Is it any wonder that Israelis perceive Gazans as motivated by pure evil?
SPECIAL MULTIMEDIA PROJECT: Conventional wisdom is that Israelis showed enormous resilience during last year's Gaza war – but many are belatedly showing symptoms of trauma.
Founded a decade ago, the Encounter program has quietly become a key route by which a new generation of American Jews meet Palestinians, learn about the realities on the ground, and come to new conclusions about the conflict.