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
    • arieh zimmerman
    • 07.09.09 | 09:18 (IDT)

    #2, Reuven, worries about the loss of Jewish values. Reuven is from Petach Tikvah, some citizens of which have just recently demonstrated new "Jewish Values", which are nothing but racist. IMHO the settlers and the whole of the Israeli right-wing wouldn't know a Jewish value from a hole in the wall. The lack of empathy, of compassion, the blindness of the current right-wing government to the brutal violence of the settlers to Palestinian shepherds, etc. are as far you can conceive from Jewish values. Ruth was a "ger"; we are shown in the Book of Ruth that loyalty is met by loyalty. We shouldn't need the Torah to instruct us what distain and scorn lead to. Ethics, morals, compassion and empathy are supposed to be Jewish values; if they are not practiced by Jews..then who is a Jew?

    from the article: Not all Jews appreciate Israel's new anti-assimilation campaign
    First published 03:09 04.09.09 | Last updated 07:40 04.09.09
Haaretz Headlines
Jordan King Abdullah
Ya'alon meets with Jordan's Abdullah, first official encounter in over a year

The defense minister talks with the king of Jordan at the Munich Security Conference about Middle East developments and possibilities of advancing the peace process.

19:58 12.02.16 | 0 comments
Syrian children fill plastic containers with water in the northern embattled Syrian city of Aleppo.
The future of Aleppo will tell whether Syria can rise from the ashes

As long as fighters are willing to remain there, the besieged city will not fall. But life there will become hell.

13:03 12.02.16 | 0 comments
The East Jerusalem village of Sur Baher

Shin Bet poster urges parents to prevent kids committing terror

Poster distributed in Sur Baher village warns parents that Hamas’ TV channel is brainwashing and inciting their children.

Volunteers in Ma'alot, the 1970s.

Operation octogenarian

In 1969, veterans of the Haganah, Irgun and WWII were asked to help defend the northern communities. The media described a giant success, but archives show they were mostly asked to help with the harvest.