There is a great deal of truth in this article. But it ignores many many Israeli Jews who do care about Diaspora communities, especially the ones they came from, or may have relatives in. This is of course a more narrow caring then what Barkat is rightly aiming at, a true concern by Jews of Israel for all Jews of the world. What is alarming is that the diminished role of the 'national religious camp' in public life removes the one sector who ideally anyway cared for Jews everywhere, and for the wellbeing of the Jewish people as a whole.
UN to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now (Reuters)
from the article: Alienated Jews