“Long-festering strains between the world’s two largest communities jeopardize the prospects of a shared Jewish future. Here’s a way forward”

Can American and Israeli Jews Stay Together as One People?
by Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy
July 9, 2018

And yet, the survey also testified to something else: 66 percent of American Jews and 78 percent of Israelis describe each other as “siblings,” “first cousins,” or “extended family.” What is more, they assert a sense of common destiny: roughly three-quarters of American and Israeli Jews see the success of both communities as vital to Jewish survival. Here, then, is an up-to-date snapshot of the Jewish people: clashing frequently, arguing intensely, but for the most part unwilling to call it quits. READ MORE

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