The Unaddressed Religious Agenda

Devoutly Jewish Knesset candidates are everywhere, but they're avoiding the existential issues.

The next Knesset is to be the most religious in Israel's history. It will be the first Knesset ever without a kibbutz member but over a quarter of its members can be realistically predicted to be of various shades of Orthodoxy or ultra-Orthodoxy. This increase in representation for the devout is a reflection not only of the growth of the religious parties, especially nationalist Habayit Hayehudi, which is...