New report by the Reut Group calls for revival of Jewish community relations field due to its crucial role in fighting contemporary anti-Semitism and the boycott movement

New report by the Reut Group calls for revival of Jewish community relations field due to its crucial role in fighting contemporary anti-Semitism and the boycott. Read more here...

Decline of Traditional Mediators Between Israel and the Diaspora

The world is changing fast, but Jewish institutions? Less so. Today the Jewish world is experiencing a decline in old models of Jewish legacy institutions. This decline poses a new challenge to Jewish communities in the United States and elsewhere. In our recent paper, we argue that the traditional mediators must be updated, and that … Continue reading Decline of Traditional Mediators Between Israel and the Diaspora

Renovating Robinson’s Arch Won’t Solve the Kotel Crisis

Today it was announced that the government promised $5 million to renovate and expand the egalitarian prayer space at the Davidson Archaeological Center next to Robinson’s Arch. This money won’t solve the Kotel Crisis. Even if the government rescinded the cancellation today, and reinstated the Kotel Compromise in full, it would not resolve the deep … Continue reading Renovating Robinson’s Arch Won’t Solve the Kotel Crisis