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

MOSAIC
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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