Masortim (Conservatives) & Orthodox Blame-shifting Again

Blinkered by liberal global socialism, Israel’s popular “secular” tabloid combines with “secular” and Ultra-Orthodox Jews either in their inability to comprehend, or their deliberate obfuscation of, the primary and intractable strayings from ancient Torah that today hamstring “Jews” and “Judaism” both in Israel and around the world: anti-science racism! Both “secular” and Ultra-Orthodox insist on…

Self-Fragmentation Of Israeli Torah Voting Bloc

“Religion” To preclude moderate centrist Israeli Jews from figuring out their political voice, the Israeli gov’t stopped gathering population information that distinguished the relative sizes of Israel’s various degrees of Judaic sectors. At the instruction of the Israeli government, the annual CBS census sterilized “religious” information from future surveys following the 2013 census. Ergo, the…

Is “Jewish-Democracy” an oxymoron?

The [proposed?] new civics book for Israeli classrooms (‘Being citizens in Israel: A Jewish and democratic state.’) willfully and deliberately sets in stone the rabbinic tyranny to dictate what Ultra-Orthodox rabbis already define as “Jewish uniqueness.” The book declares concerning Israel’s “Jewishness”: ” The realization of collective rights depends on the group’s desire to preserve…