As a child growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, now the chief rabbi of the Israeli city of Efrat, assumed that every religious Jewish woman knew how to read Gemara. His greatest example was his maternal grandmother, the daughter of a dayan (judge in a Jewish court of...
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The disengagement or expulsion has ended. But is this also the end of religious Zionism? Are there lessons we can and must learn that may enable us to emerge stronger from this most difficult period?
The first lesson we learned is that we are indeed one nation. There was no real...