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 | 4 comments
Hakim wrote, "God does not owe any explanation beyond whatever he revealed to us." Speaking of immodesty, is it not immodest and downright presumptuous for a select handful of human beings to assert that they had "Absolute Truth" revealed to them, as transcribed in the various "Holy Books?" I find those who have claimed and still claim to be the recipients of such divine messages to be arrogant beyond all that is modest.