For Yemimah Mizrachi, it’s the simple folk who matter.
Halakhic thought tends naturally to theocracy.
Made for religious women, by religious women.
The ungraphable details matter.
In the U.S., Jews, too, have absorbed Protestant individualism.
In protesting a benefit concert for a medical non-profit, Israeli feminists reveal that they are the intolerant ones.
Vote Shas and get a good verdict from Heaven?
Religious and secular get along best when they embrace tolerance.
Increasing numbers of young people are simply bypassing the rabbinic establishment.
“There is no wall of separation in Israel between Judaism and humanism.”
At the very least, one should learn some humility.
The famous “new Jew” of Zionist lore is finally here: a dynamic blend of modern and traditionalist, nationalist and cosmopolitan. So an ambitious new book argues.
They benefit from multiculturalism, but don’t necessarily accept its assumptions.