Katz's idea good but doesn't go quite are enough - 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 = '0'; 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
    • Brian Freund
    • 26.06.07 | 03:37 (IDT)

    Katz's idea is interesting but perhaps doesn't go quite far enough. We need some really innovative and paradigm changing ideas here if we are ever going to break the impasse and achieve anything more than simply cold co-existence. Perhaps we should be thinking about all people of Jewish origin being citizens of the state of Israel even if they live in Palestine(ie. the Settlers). They would then be Permanent Residents of Palestine and not able to vote there but can elect Kneset representatives. Likewise, those who are Israeli Arabs today can declare themselves citiziens of Palestine and Permanent Residents of Israel with similar provisions. Taking it even one step further, it would be quite heartening to see some politicians espousing the idea of a tripartite Confederation between Israel, Palestine and Jordan with Jerusalem as the undivided, united Confederation capitol and the ability of Jews to reside in any part of it. Measures can be taken to insure that the Jewish character

    from the article: Call to Order / Israeli citizens, Palestinian parliament
    First published 00:00 25.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.06.07
Haaretz Headlines
An evening of song and unity in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The Bayit

Has U.S. Modern Orthodoxy reached its breaking point?

The most influential Jewish community in America is in deep crisis. Will the different streams of Modern Orthodoxy go their separate ways? A special report from New York.

A Turkish Air Force fighter jet, August 13, 2015.

Turkey joins U.S.-led strikes on ISIS for first time

'Our jets started last night to carry out air operations with coalition forces against ISIS targets in Syria,' Foreign Ministry statement says.

Illustration by Netalie Ron-Raz

Road to civil marriage runs through same-sex divorce

In Israel, even Jewish couples who were married outside of the country can only be granted a divorce by the Rabbinate. Thus, same-sex couples who wish to separate find themselves in a legal lacuna.

Plants.

'If we don't learn from plants, we're in trouble'

Prof. Daniel Chamovitz, a U.S.-born expert on plant genetics, explains why our lives depend on plants, even though we take them for granted.