Israel-Diaspora ties are in peril


USCJ CEO Rabbi Wernick and RA CEO Rabbi Schonfeld write about how recent decisions by the Israeli government threaten to tear apart Diaspora Jewry’s extraordinary relationship with the State of Israel.

“The Israeli government’s and chief rabbinate’s resistance to Jewish pluralism has left those of us in the Diaspora feeling alienated by the government of our historic homeland. As proud Zionists, we are horrified and saddened that the State of Israel stands alone as the only democratic nation that does not guarantee all Jews the right to pray in the public square as they choose.”

Read their Times of Israel blog, “Israel-Diaspora Ties Are in Peril.”

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