Should Reform, conservative and reconstructionist Jews in Israel take to the streets to fight for political causes that have nothing to do with religious pluralism like, say, social and economic justice?
The Promised Podcast
The “First Conference on Israeli Conservatism” fills a huge conference center, mostly with kippah-capped men. What accounts for the new affinity between Reagan-Thatcher politics and economics and Israeli Modern Orthodoxy?
Israel’s Center-Left just staged one of the most successful and powerful demonstrations in recent memory. Did it set the anti-Netanyahu forces on a new path? If so, where will that path lead?
An ultra-Orthodox boycott threatens to close down a glass factory that keeps its furnaces glowing on Shabbat. Politics in the marketplace ain’t a bad thing in general, but what about when lots of jobs are on the line?