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Talking to the Wall

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 02.11.2012 | World
Brent E. Sasley

The nationalists and religious are not susceptible to arguments that Israel will become isolated in the world, losing even its closest allies. They remain tied to the biblical notion that Israel is a nation that "dwells alone."

Israelis, Resentful Of Orthodox Grip On Society, Fight Back

Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) With its department-store-sized windows, the Kolben Dance Company's studio faces a busy do...

Escaping the Israel Ghetto

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 09.24.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Israel today is more isolated than ever before in the international arena, with friends and allies dwindling amidst a growth of delegitimizing efforts and rising anti-Semitism globally. It should be no surprise that many Israelis want out.

Haredi Jewish Newspaper Erased Hillary Clinton From History

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 07.09.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

This publication has the freedom of the press to determine what to include and exclude from its pages. However, altering photographs in this manner is in violation of Jewish law -- it is a misrepresentation of the truth.

Unite, Confuse, and Inspire: Creating a More Inclusive Atmosphere in Israel

Marc Gopin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marc Gopin

We need to support and create more opportunity for Israeli Jews and Arabs to interact and work together as equals with common goals and values.

The Impact of Israel's Internal Politics

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edgar M. Bronfman

For all those who care deeply about the security and well-being of the Jewish state, it is clear that the present political system is not working. Israel's own politics are hindering it from the crucial steps it needs to take for its own survival.

Being Fair to Fundamentalists

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Despite the vast differences between us, perhaps there are things that the liberals and the fundamentalists can learn from each other.

Why Are 110,000 Orthodox Israelis Rioting to 'Protect' Segregated Schools?

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

It is with American ears that revere the separation of church and state that we listen in awe to extreme religious happenings in the Middle East. Som...

Kosher Beef? Israel Paraders Chant "Go Back to Hungary & Poland!" at Ultra-Orthodox Jews (WATCH)

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Amid an otherwise festive ethos at New York City's annual Salute to Israel Parade, hundreds of paraders ended up facing off with a group of ultra-Orthodox Jews who oppose the state of Israel.

Sara Hurwitz's 'Rabba' Title Sparks Orthodox Jewish Condemnation

ReligionDispatches | Mark Dery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Just six weeks after Sara Hurwitz was granted the title of "rabba" -- a feminized version of "rabbi" -- that title is in jeopardy as Orthodox Jews con...

Israel: Ultra-Orthodox Seek Boycott Of Their Own Web Sites

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Prominent ultra-Orthodox Israeli rabbis are targeting a new foe in the decidedly impious world of the Internet: They've demanded a b...