Joshua Mitnick |
Tel Aviv — For several days last week, the world of high-tech seemed to take over Tel Aviv, as hundreds of foreign investors, executives and journalists descended on the city to mingle and size up Israel’s overflowing scene of start-ups and innovators.
Daniella Greenbaum |
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With a chuckle in his voice and a gleam in his eye, as if my assertion — that college campuses were a hotbed of anti-Israel activity — were funny, Yitzhak Mansdorf moved on to his next question. How would I feel, he asked me, if on completing his program to educate young American Jews about the Israel-Palestinian conflict, I were no longer a Zionist?
Michele Chabin |
Jerusalem — In a slap in the face to diaspora rabbis, the Israeli Chief Rabbinate has rejected the word of one of American Jewry’s most well-known Orthodox rabbis, who in a letter was attesting to the Jewishness and single status of an American Jewish couple wishing to marry in Israel, The Jewish Week has learned.