A Statement from Julie Schonfeld
A Statement from Rabbi Julie Schonfeld
Executive Vice President of the Rabbinical Assembly
March 18, 2010 (New York, NY) – Israeli officials faced “coalition challenges” on three fronts this past week: (1) US-Israel relations; (2) the cohesion of the governing coalition; and (3) Diaspora-Israel relations. A seismic shift took place this week that should not be missed. The Diaspora community, that has been too silent on issues of religious freedom when challenges to Israeli security and internal political unity were present, strongly spoke out.