Why Rivlin Is Right: Reform Isn’t Judaism

In dismissing the Reform movement, Israel’s president elect has committed only one sin: that of honesty. As he says, only Orthodoxy is the legitimate heir to the Jewish religious tradition.

Back in the day, before contoured bucket seats became de rigueur in cars, the front seat of family vehicles – especially larger ones – was once a couch-like affair that could, and often did, comfortably seat three adults across. The scene: Mr. and Mrs. Weisskopf, citizens of a certain age, are driving somewhere. The missus is upset, and her husband asks what’s wrong.