How Can Israel Dissipate Miso-Judaic Hate And Succeed?

The Paradox — Israel is a world leader in hi-tech, science and entrepreneurship. The Jewish people feature Einstein at the head of a large host of eminent and Nobel scientists and authors of the Bible. “Judaism”—the rabbinic interpretations of Tanakh—is endlessly mired in primal fears of Ultra-Orthodox rabbis’ Dark Ages angelology, demonology and superstitious poofium,…

Questions from an Orthodox Rabbi

Times of Israel (TOI) published an outstanding blog by Rav Nathan Cardozo (2015.10.08), asking excellent questions. But, TOI has apparently deleted my comments. Ergo, I’ll post them here to start things off. Nathan, you have asked most excellent questions, and with great humility. I will do my best to share some of what I’ve learned…