In the wake of national or personal tragedy, is there a way for Jews to protest divine injustice by “tacking” in prayer?
Sailing into the Wind
Israel’s New Government Is Neither a Win Nor a Loss for Either of the Major Parties
On Thursday, when the news broke that Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz had agreed to form a national-unity government, pundits and politicians on both left and right seemed to agree that the incumbent prime minister had managed to outmaneuver his rival. But as details of the coalition agreement emerged, this interpretation began to seem less convincing. Haviv Rettig Gur explains: