Trump has now repeatedly lambasted Jewish leaders for being unloyal, stressing his achievements for Israel during his presidency.
Israel is in the limelight for both being Jewish and being a Jewish democracy, as defined in its Declaration of Independence.
These Hamlets of Zion have already reached the rubicon. Whether Israel lives or dies as a democracy will depend on whether they cross it for real and can bring enough voters with them.
The standard labels of Israel as a technology hub (start-up nation) or a lone democracy in a hostile region, do not do justice to the full experience that I have had working in Israel as a proud Jew.
The issue of prohibiting hametz in public areas such as hospitals, shopping malls and military bases, has become more controversial in recent years.
Opposition leader Tzipi Livni: Government "has a real problem with equality."
Weinberg-Connors arrived in Israel with the intention of making aliyah at a later stage. A-1 visas are only granted to those who are eligible to make aliyah according to the Law of Return.
As it does every year, the survey found that Jewish Israelis are far more liberal on religious issues than their government.
It’s a painful ritual that we’ve experienced many times before. Or is this time different?
We seem to have become a country on strike.