Matan Kahana’s lonely battle to build a religious-Zionist-labor-Orthodox-democratic Jewish state
Overreach by Israel’s Rabbinate has turned marriage into a symbol of dissatisfaction with religious authority and a key issue in the upcoming election
Hotels and restaurants may lose certification for X-mas and New Year’s events
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
Plus anti-Semitic Elmo is back
The recession has hit the rabbinate, too. How are the newly ordained—and laid-off veterans—handling the rabbi glut?
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