even the conservative and reform rabbis represent an anti-democratic response. the state of israel is a state for the jewish people not a state to impose the Jewish religion, of whatever stripe or theology. we demand freedom of conscience as citizens of a democratic Jewish state not kinder or friendlier coercion or "shepherds". Those who chose a religious life, may G-d bless them and those who do not, let the party begin. Keep the State and its police and budget power out of our private choices.
Austria raises death toll in refugee truck to above 70 (Reuters)
from the article: U.S. Modern Orthodox disappointed with Israeli choice of new chief rabbi