Israel-diaspora relations

Israeli Jews Believe They Share A Fate With Diaspora, Poll Finds

06/26/2014
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Substantial majorities of Israeli Jews believe they share a fate with Diaspora Jews and that the Israeli government should take into account how its decisions affect the Diaspora.

A Jewish Week Forum: Ari Shavit

Ari Shavit, author of "My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel," joined The Jewish Week for conversation on March 6 at Central Synagogue.

How Birthright Is Changing Jewish Life

09/01/2013
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A decade ago, Jewish parents worried that their children wouldn't marry Jewish or have a bar or bat mitzvah for their own children. Today, however, we see a younger generation that is marrying within the faith and looking to raise their children Jewish, while maintaining a strong bond to Israel. 

Livni Now Pressing Israel-Diaspora Gap Issue

Kadima leader looking to widen support for centrist party with natural U.S. constituency.

10/06/2010
Editor And Publisher

 This week I had the unique experience of spending an hour and a half with a leading Israeli politician who never made reference to the peace process, the threat from Iran or a pitch for support. 


Gary Rosenblatt

B'nai B'rith poll: the latest in the 'who can slam J Street the most' sweepstakes?

Update: the folks at Americans for Peace Now point out that I missed a key finding of the B'nai B'rith survey. APN spokesman Ori Nir, in a press release, points out that "a full 55 percent agreed" with the statement "A two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict is essential to Israel's survival as a national home of the Jewish people as a vibrant democracy."  

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