who is a Jew - 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
    • Jesse Lachter MD
    • 04.09.13 | 19:42 (IDT)

    Kudos to your continued efforts to define who is a Jew. Because of the respect which you give to the rabbis who disenfranchised/diowned/cut off from Judaism, perhaps you would consider how the bible/Torah suggests that many Jews be cut off from our People for a wide variety of infractions- despite whether they may or may not identify themselves as Jews. Over the years, Spinoza and others have suffered the un-Jewing enacted by some rabbis. Let's make being a Jew be a trait determined more democratically, NOT determined by religious sometimes self-serving "authorities".

    from the article: Defining 'who is a Jew’
    First published 18:13 04.09.13 | Last updated 18:13 04.09.13
Haaretz Headlines
Deputy chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan.

Ya'alon defends general who likened trends in Israel to 1930s Germany

Moshe Ya'alon said he had "full confidence" in Yair Golan, adding that attacks on him are aimed at inflicting political damage on the Israeli military.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speaks during a news conference at his ruling AK Party headqu

Turkish PM to resign amid rumored Erdogan rift

Ahmet Davutoglu calls for party unity, says he will never utter a word against Erdogan.

A screenshot from journalist Julia Ioffe's Twitter, showing a anti-Semitic photo she received after
Trump on supporters who bombarded reporter with anti-Semitic abuse: 'Talk to them about it'

'I don’t have a message to the fans, a woman wrote an article that was inaccurate,' Trump said, adding that he had not read the article but had heard it was 'nasty.'

14:40 05.05.16 | 1 comments
Members of IfNotNow march through the streets of Washington, D.C.

IfNotNow doesn’t deserve the support of left-leaning Jews

IfNotNow and its co-founder Simone Zimmerman challenge U.S. Jews to end the occupation. But they won't answer this basic question: Do you support a Jewish and democratic state in Israel, alongside a Palestinian state? And if not, why not?