The Right Way to Change the System

Reform Rabbi Rick Jacobs is correct that something is badly screwed up in Israel's state-religion relationship, but his diagnosis is off course.

I hope the "scholar in residence" at the annual General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America this week spent some of his time on other issues than Israel's shortcomings. From the media mileage of Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, it seems he had time for little else at the GA in Baltimore. Not that I have anything against criticism of Israel; we spend a great deal...