Elsewhere: Coming out from the pulpit, Israeli battle scars, tribal instinct


Coming out from the pulpit: A senior rabbi emailed thousands of congregants to tell them he was gay, and his words mark the continued progress of the Conservative movement, writes Jeffrey Goldberg. (The Atlantic)

Israeli battle scars: From missing fathers to evacuated houses, the Gaza war has had a lasting impact on disparate Israeli families. (BBC)

Tribal instinct: Jewish tribalism has diverged into two extreme directions — one protecting Jews and the other singling them out for criticism — writes Todd Gitlin. (Tablet)

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