Long-festering strains between the world’s two largest communities
jeopardize the prospects of a shared Jewish future. Here’s a way
66 percent of American Jews and 78 percent of Israelis describe each
other as “siblings,” “first cousins,” or “extended family.” What is
more, they assert a sense of common destiny: roughly three-quarters of
American and Israeli Jews see the success of both communities as vital
to Jewish survival.
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
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