When it comes to the Western Wall, suddenly U.S. Jews are liberals, criticizing Israel. Did they ever fight for the right of Palestinians to worship freely?
Sure, classes provided by ultra-nationalist, religious groups are free babysitting. So what if the kid comes home afraid her father will die because he doesn’t observe Shabbat?
Resources must be invested in the asylum seekers who are already here, especially since the flow of asylum seekers entering the country has dried up completely
I'm not 'outraged' or 'insulted' by Netanyahu reneging on his commitments to liberal U.S. Jews. I don't need the Western Wall to be Jewish - nor do I need Israel
Jews and queers are natural allies. But the Chicago Dyke March's rejection of Jewish symbols begs the question: Are Jews no longer welcome in LGBTQ spaces?
In Turkey’s schools, creationists are now far ahead of their American peers. And there's a characteristic anti-Jewish twist
One involves the understanding and acknowledgement that all this is true, while maintaining the right to cry out. The other is one which protects the government and the establishment
Freezing the Kotel plan is a defining moment in relations with Diaspora Jewry, which Netanyahu decided to sacrifice in favor of his political interests
Gali Baram reports to the Foreign Ministry that she received harsh responses, including a warning that the government's decisions on the Western Wall and conversions deeply affect younger generation
Widespread Iranian anger over the heavy-handed Western intervention lingered for decades, and fed into the 1979 revolution