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Jul 16, 2018, 2:30 PM
Is it time to do away with Tisha B’Av?
Israel has evolved into an economic and military superpower; what must we mourn?
Jul 18, 2017, 2:55 PM
Reality check: Israel between religionization and secularization
A solid Jewish identity should be the bedrock of the State of Israel; instead, it's an ongoing bone of contention
Apr 24, 2017, 12:38 PM
Personal Holocaust, personal responsibility
I am named for my late grandfather Yehoshua Gross, who was murdered at Bergen-Belsen a month before the camp was liberated by the Allied Forces. Each year on Yom HaShoah, I ask myself, What is my mission, in that...
Aug 21, 2016, 2:00 PM
Israel’s tragedy: One country, separate school systems
Israel allows Arabs, ultra-Orthodox, Religious Zionist and secular Jews to maintain separate schools systems and ultimately the results have been tragic: it is today not uncommon for students to never meet someone who is “different” until they enter the adult world
Dr. Friedman is the director of the Center for Religion, Nation and State at the Israel Democracy Institute, and a member of the Faculty of Law at the Peres Academic Center.