During the Women of the Wall prayer service taking place on Monday for Rosh Chodesh Shevet, the women were met with violence, which they said was not brought under control by nearby security guards.
Liberals often completely overlook three issues that make up 'the moral matrix' – loyalty, authority and sanctity.
Many Jewish sources which favor unity are opposed to uniformity. Bemidbar Rabbah (13:15,16) for example, affirms that 'there are 70 faces to the Torah.'
The challenge to Israel, as a democracy, is to create a genuinely shared society, and the best places to develop the shared society concept are in the mixed Arab-Jewish cities.
Kasem shielded Janashvili with his own body while he - as a qualified nurse - bandaged his wounds. Then, he offered support to Janashvili’s mother, who had fainted at the sight of her injured son.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
The votes represented the highest number cast since open Zionist elections were adopted in the American Jewish community 30 years ago.
While the ultra-Orthodox receive the vast majority of public funding, only 10% of Israelis are ultra-Orthodox.
The American Hebrew Academy, a Jewish pluralistic boarding school in Greensboro, North Carolina, has closed effective immediately due to financial issues.
Finkelstein “urged” the PM to make this issue a priority, “along with completing the work on the Kotel you had committed to, making an egalitarian prayer space with a unified entrance a reality.”