Delegates to the Jewish People Policy Institute conference proposed a new model for Jewish communal fundraising and stressed the importance of cooperation between Israel and Diaspora Jewish communities.
In a follow-up to his Nov. 21 report "G.A. largely ignored by Hebrew-speaking press," Jerusalem Post correspondent Haviv Rettig considers the Israel-Diaspora divide: This divide should worry us more than it does. Both Israel and America each represent about 40 percent of Jews alive today. Neither can talk of a Jewish people without talking about […]
Secular Israelis don’t have a Jewish identity problem like American Jews do, writes Anshel Pfeffer in Ha’aretz. That’s part of what American Jews, like Edgar Bronfman, don’t get about Israel, he writes: While the Jews in America and other communities have been grappling for decades with the question of how to define a Jewish identity […]