Israel's Inspiration an editorial from The Jewish Daily Forward A current preoccupation of the American Jewish establishment is diagnosing why so many young Jews are alienated from the state of Israel. Theories abound, from Peter Beinart’s now famous essay on the d … [Read more...] about Inspiration on Rothschild
Israel's Summer of Protest: a Generation Comes of Age by Jeff Kaye It is hard to profile the people who came to demonstrate in Tel Aviv on Saturday night. They were young and old, secular and religious, Jew and Arab, from the center of Israel and from the periphery. Some were … [Read more...] about A Generation Comes of Age
by Yonatan Ben-Dor There is a revolution happening in Israel, have no doubt about it. It won't end in bloodshed and probably won't bring down a government, but it is going to change the face of Israel. Get ready, because it's going to impact you too. We Israelis all know … [Read more...] about Israel Reawakened
by Dr. Ezra Kopelowitz In the past few years, tremendous progress is being made towards understanding the concept of Jewish Peoplehood, work that includes research papers and a number of publications. Unfortunately much of the popular discourse on Peoplehood remains … [Read more...] about Is Peoplehood an Empty Concept
It's mid-summer and the Jewish federations' world is once again on a social media kick. The Jewish Community Heroes campaign is about to launch year 3. And, in Philadelphia, the Jewish Federation - building on the measurable outcomes of last summer's #ISH initiative from JFNA - … [Read more...] about Philly Gets ISHed; Oy!