On Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Hebrew calendar, Israeli Jews in Tel Aviv clashed about what it means for Judaism to manifest in the public square, tensions that relate directly to recent political battles over the character of the Jewish State. Yehuda Kurtzer sits down with Yossi Klein Halevi and Masua Sagiv to process these events and interrogate their emotional reactions to the protests, the integrity of Jewish prayer, the perils of partisanship, and what it means to be consistent in one’s commitment to democracy. 

Street fights over prayer offer liberal Israelis a chance to define a Judaism they can believe in by Masua Sagiv

The state of our brokenness by Yossi Klein Halevi

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