Thursday, November 15, 2018

Religion

"The Coming of the Intermarried Rabbi" Jeremy Gillick at NV

11:26 27 April in Culture, Latest, Moment Magazine, Religion
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler Moment's Rabbi Harold S. White Fellow Jeremy Gillick (left) has an interesting--and important--piece over at New Voices. It's called "The Coming of the Intermarried Rabbi" and is definitely worth checking out. One quick excerpt: If the [rabbinical schools' harsh intermarriage] policies affect only a small number...

What Hamas Believes

12:30 15 January in Latest, Politics, Religion
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By Jeremy Gillick Bombing Gaza might not force Hamas--the Palestinian version of the Muslim Brotherhood that rules it--to moderate its hatred of Israel or its hostility towards Jews, but talking to it won't either. At least, that's the dismal picture painted by Jeffrey Goldberg--based on discussions...

Holocaust Not A Part of Young Diaspora Jews' Identity, Survey Finds

17:11 15 December in Arts & Culture, Latest, Religion
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1740" align="alignright" width="194" caption="96% linked family with their Jewish identity"][/caption] JTA reported today that a 12 year survey, conducted among 60,000 Jews aged 15-17 in 20 countries outside Israel, indicates that few young diaspora Jews consider the Holocaust or anti-Semitism a part of...

The Settlers' Intifada

16:40 04 December in Latest, Politics, Religion
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by Jeremy Gillick [caption id="" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Settlers in Hebron"][/caption] Much of the West Bank is in turmoil following this morning's highly anticipated evacuation of the Orwellian "House of Peace" in Hebron. Though the evacuation itself was a success, as Israel's security forces took several hundred settlers...