Israelis Lost Sight of a Meaningful Jewish Identity in the Diaspora

Posted on: Tuesday December 6, 2011

By Julie Schonfeld

Originally posted in Haaretz

The recent ad campaign by Israel's Absorption Ministry shows how Israelis fall short in trying to articulate a respectful way to relate to Diaspora Jews, because they don’t know how to relate to themselves in this way.

The latest storm between American Jews and the Israeli government has passed. Americans bristled that the Israeli Ministry of Absorption would characterize the potential for Jewish life in America as so small that a child would not even know that it was Hanukkah. These flare-ups, triggered by the American Jewish sense that our identities are treated dismissively, seem to be more frequent and more easily instigated... [read more]


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