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Sephardi

The Debate on the Israeli National Anthem

Lev Hakak | Posted 03.07.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

In 1877, Naftali Herts (Herz) Imber (Galicia, 1856 - New York, 1909), a young man in his early twenties, authored a Hebrew poem called "Our Hope". The...

Israeli Sephardim as Tea Partiers

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

Though it is sad to see the cultural degeneration of the Israeli Sephardim, it is nonetheless true that the community now represents a viciously reactionary element in the Israeli political system.

Killing off Rational Judaism: The Maimonidean Controversy

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

If Humanism is to be restored to Judaism, the Maimonidean Controversy must be addressed and resolved in a definitive manner.