The Good News From Israel

This, frankly, is why I love Israel, and why I am a Zionist.
He goes to his rabbi for advice: “What should I do?”The rabbi counsels him: “Love him even more.”That is my response to what is happening in Israel.
I guess I believe in the Zionist vision of Ahad Ha’Am, who believed that Israel should become a cultural powerhouse fo the entire Jewish world.
It has been a difficult week in Israel.
My friends ask me: “Aren’t you frustrated by the cynical power politics of the ultra-Orthodox?”My response is simply this: “Yes.

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