Orthodox Rabbinic Statement on Christianity

Orthodox Rabbinic Statement on Christianity

To Do the Will of Our Father in Heaven: Toward a Partnership between Jews and Christians After nearly two millennia of mutual hostility and alienation, we Orthodox Rabbis who lead communities, institutions and seminaries in Israel, the United States and Europe recognize the historic opportunity now before us. We seek to do the will of […]

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

BY DAVID NEKRUTMAN Since the beginning of the school year, the Catholic schools in Israel have been on strike. Their reason is very simple – they are protesting the severe budget cuts that took place two years ago and continue today. Two hundred million shekels were taken away in the last two years not due […]

Was Abraham a religious fanatic?

Was Abraham a religious fanatic?

BY RABBI DR. EUGENE KORN Yet who is the fanatic if not the unreasonable person who ignores normal considerations and social constraints to pursue an ideal without constraints? The religious fanatic is not necessarily one ensnared in logical fallacy and irrationality; on the contrary, he appears to be the perfectly consistent religious servant, unwilling to […]