West Bank kidnapping is turning Israelis against each other
Some people do not believe in prayer. Others do. Some believe in a unifying gathering of solidarity in the city square, while others take no interest at all in the story of the kidnap victims.
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, the leader of a major stream of Israel’s national religious movement, of which the Mekor Haim Yeshiva High School in Kfar Etzion is part, opened a letter to his community as follows: “Kidnapping our students is a horrifying, painful event. In a time and place that seemed quiet and serene, we have been thrust into an event that we can do nothing to...
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