Articles | spirituality & religion
Eviatar Banai’s Journey to Wholeness
23.01.2014, by Yossi Klein Halevi
Something good is happening to Evyatar Banai, one of our most gifted singers and songwriters. And that’s good news for Israeli culture and, perhaps, a sign of hope for the healing of Israeli society.
I Have No Chief Rabbi
04.08.2013, by Yossi Klein Halevi
Rather than despair over fundamentalist victories, pluralists need to focus on deepening the spiritual vitality of the new forms of Israeli Judaism.
Make the Three Weeks a Time for Healing
30.06.2013, by Yossi Klein Halevi
Enough mourning for the sake of mourning. Let us turn the Three Weeks into a time of Jewish healing.
Time to End the Disgrace at the Wall
19.05.2013, by Yossi Klein Halevi
The Sharansky plan represents the first serious attempt since June 1967 to sanctify the Wall with Jewish inclusiveness.
David Hartman, Lonely Man of Truth, Pushed Jews of All Stripes to Adapt
13.02.2013, by Yossi Klein Halevi
His books changed the way many of us understand the relationship between Judaism and modernity and national sovereignty.
The Unorthodox Politics of an Ultra-Orthodox Rebel
1.6.1997, by Yossi Klein Halevi
While Deri has exploited Sephardi working-class anger, his real passion is for religious, rather than social, change. Deri was the first politician to understand that the crisis of Sephardim was primarily cultural.