Froman redux: Are religious extremists better peacemakers than secular liberals?
Menachem Froman was neither a liberal, a democrat, nor a supporter of the aims and value of the secular peace camp. But with that camp’s failure to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and with the critical threat pose by religious extremists on both sides, perhaps it is indeed time to co-opt religious dialogue into future peace negotiations.
With great personal and professional sadness, I read of the death of Rabbi Menachem Froman of Tekoa after a long battle with cancer last week. Yet, as quixotic and memorable of a figure as the “White Rabbi” was — a mystic and man, peacemaker and...
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