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  • Jessica Fishman’s Sad Story and the Threat to Israel’s Civil Society

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    February 10, 2012 | 2:36 pm

    Jessica Fishman’s story will break your heart. She is a young Jewish woman from Minnesota whose father was President of their Conservative synagogue and mother was President of Hadassah. Jessica was a Jewish day school student and attended services every Shabbat. As a teen she...

  • Charedis’ Political Clout a Threat to Israel, Regev Says

    By Tom Tugend

    January 11, 2011 | 6:46 pm

    The most serious internal problem facing Israel is the political clout exerted by the Charedim  (ultra-Orthodox), which threatens the future unity, economic development and military readiness of the state.

    This is the firm conviction of Rabbi Uri Regev, who recently spent a week in...