As chief historian at Yad Vashem from 2011 to 2021, and now the institution’s senior academic advisor, Dina Porat has the chops—the moral authority, if you will—to poke into dark and troubling corners of the Israeli national psyche.
“How can Jewish and Israeli students feel safe on campus when it’s considered acceptable to justify or even celebrate the death of Jewish children? “
Deep-red Indiana isn’t a state you’d ordinarily look to as the leading edge of post-Roe v. Wade abortion politics—but a legal case there called into question whether Reform and Conservative Jewst need to be taken seriously as religious objectors.
The numbers aren’t the problem with Savage’s argument: It’s the paranoid spin that’s unhealthy for the communal psyche.