'In a single moment, I stopped being religious'
Orthodox before her aliyah, Eva Illouz explains how Judaism lost its sacredness in Israel.
In 2010, the man who was Sephardi chief rabbi of Israel and an Israel Prize laureate, Rav Ovadia Yosef, was still what he had been throughout much of his long life: a powerful political machine, exercising a broad and profound influence on Israeli politics and society. During that year, in the course of a public meeting, he had mused, as he often did, about Jews and non-Jews in the context of work they could or...
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