Yudith Oppenheimer, Executive Director of Ir Amim
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Times of Israel
The Israeli government’s disavowal of the Western Wall plan is a deplorable instance of the Israeli government yielding to forceful religious dictates – a decision harmful to broad groups of Jews whose support for the State of Israel is vital. At the same time, this moment marks a crossroads that can lead to a rethinking of the entire plan.
As someone who grew up in Israel in Orthodox society, and in adulthood found a home in the Reform Movement, I can i...read more
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