Rachel Bluwstein, known as Rachel the Poetess, and Leah Goldberg will be shown on the 20- and 100-shekel bills, respectively.
By JTA Mailman
To the Editor: The reliance on the Rebecca-Isaac story as told in Genesis chapter 24, verses 15 and 62-67, as a biblical example of initial attraction of Jews for those outside the family and vice versa is misplaced. It is clear from the text that Rebecca is part of Abraham’s (and therefore Isaac’s) extended family…. More ▸
After weeks of community discord, the controversial “Rachel” documentary about the American pro-Palestinian activist killed in Gaza is screened to an audience often inhospitable to divergent viewpoints — with the booed opinions nearly always supportive of Israel. More ▸