If one wants a strong judaism.. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '18'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Michael from Rehovot
    • 12.07.10 | 15:05 (IDT)

    One should separate the church from the sate. Please compare where churchgoing is the strongest: Europe (where until recently there were state churches with almost mandatory membership) or the US where there never have been a religious monopoly. Israels religious monopoly damages Judaism and actually weakens the orthodox as it makes people shun it.

    from the article: Police arrest Women of the Wall leader for praying with Torah scroll
    First published 11:34 12.07.10 | Last updated 11:34 12.07.10
Haaretz Headlines
Israeli soldiers at the Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, May 4, 2016.
Rivlin apologizes to survivors at Holocaust Day ceremony in Jerusalem

Addressing ceremony, Netanyahu says that 'anti-Semitism didn't die with Hitler.' He calls on the country to 'fight the lies, increase our strength and build the country.'

20:46 04.05.16 | 0 comments
Palestinian police in Ramallah.
Shin Bet head: Palestinian security forces respond to Israeli tips and thwart attacks

But while singing the praises of Israeli security coordination with the Palestinian Authority, Yoram Cohen tells the cabinet that Israeli operations are still responsible for thwarting the majority of attacks.

18:03 04.05.16 | 0 comments
German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Netanyahu speaks with Merkel on backdrop of reported Israel-Germany tension

Der Spiegel reported that the German chancellor said she 'understands why Abbas always wants to turn to the UN Security Council.'

19:37 04.05.16 | 0 comments
Jeremy Corbyn at a pro-Palestinian rally in London, 2014.

Why U.K's Labour Party won't confront Muslim anti-Semitism

Too many Labour politicians cravenly adopted the anti-Semitic tropes and anti-Israel demonization they think will get them British Muslim votes, rather than standing up to the prejudice that exists in the community.