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Jewish Agency head: ‘An opportunity not to be missed’

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Published: 10 September 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The Kotel compromise: an opportunity not to be missed - Natan Sharansky – Tablet Magazine 06.09.16
Every few years, a controversy erupts in Israel that strikes at the heart of what it means to be a Jew. Failure to come to an agreement to allow equal access to the Western Wall for the non-Orthodox would reverberate across world Jewry.

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Orthodox activist outlines a Judaism of the heart – Eitan Arom - Jewish Journal 07.09.16
‘If Jewish people today from any walk of the faith are still committed to a notion of klal Yisra’el [the community of Israel], are committed to a notion that we are still one people, then we have to all make concessions — then we have to adjust our thinking in some way that accounts for people who think differently from us.’

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