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Orthodox Stress Strong Israel Ties

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/orthodox_stress_strong_israel_ties_20041203

North American Modern Orthodox Jews say they can explain their connection to Israel in one word: Torah. "It's an organic existence. An Orthodox Jew grows up and believes that Eretz Yisrael and the people of Israel are one. The fulfillment of Torah is Eretz Yisrael," said David Cohen, director of Orthodox Union (OU) activities in Israel. "It's not about connection. It's who we are."

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