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    • Hannah
    • 18.02.14 | 20:06 (IST)

    Yes, Israeli Jews and the diaspora are profoundly different. In Israel, religion is "digital," ---you either are or you're not. In America a thousand forms of Judaism and tribalism flourish---we offer variety. I only worry when I hear Israeli politician say they want to "save" diaspora Jews from assimilation, since they have done so by limiting freedom of religion.

    from the article: Do American Jews and Israelis have anything to talk about?
    First published 15:50 18.02.14 | Last updated 15:50 18.02.14
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