The surprising announcement this week by World Zionist Organization officials that Shas will join their institution drew harsh condemnations from the Reform Movement in Israel. One leader called the deal "a step closer to the WZO's grave." But supporters of the move called it a "historic achievement of joining forces."
"This deal reflects an ideological bankruptcy within the WZO," said Rabbi Uri Regev, a prominent local leader of progressive Judaism.… Continue
Posted on January 23, 2010 at 9:56pm