Bearing in mind progressives cannot have both, would it be right for them to support a secular non-orthodox government in Israel that is right-wing? Or would it be right to oppose it?
Israel has gone the way of Esau. Every news item must be fresh, every piece of information must be distributed immediately, both Peace and Messiah must arrive NOW. Dan Ben David calls for Israel to look beyond Esau’s short-termism, and think more like Jacob about the deeper issues waiting beyond the corner.
Haredim will abandon any government that “gives away” the Kotel to “the Reform”. Put another way – any government that distances itself from the Kotel Agreement could receive Haredi support on other issues, such as the Palestinians. See how you have an influence?
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In Israel the meaning of Left, Right, and Center has little to do with a party’s stance on the welfare state, economic policies, religion and LGBTQ. In Israel these political directional terms still seem to circle around one issue alone: The Palestinians. Should they have their own State, or not?