Monthly Archives: March 2012

Volunteering at IRAC

Dear Friends of IRAC,   An offer I couldn’t refuse – that’s what IRAC Executive Director Anat Hoffman made me when, after she spoke at Montreal’s Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, I indicated that I was looking for volunteer work for my winter sabbatical in Jerusalem. Then and there she asked me to volunteer at IRAC. […]

2017-08-11T10:18:23+00:00 March 26th, 2012|Past News|

Tamar Olami annual conference in Israel

  Twenty members of TaMaR Olami, the international Progressive Zionist movement for young adults, held their 15th annual conference in Israel from March 1–6, 2012. The delegates came from 14 countries: U.K, Australia, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, France, Costa Rica, South Africa, Hungary, Belarus, Latvia, Israel and the U.S. […]

2017-08-11T10:18:45+00:00 March 16th, 2012|Past Events|

Israel’s Charedi vs Conservative/Progressive populations, Part II

Last week I discovered that, according to unpublished numbers from the Guttman Centre’s study on Israeli religiosity, the percentage of Israelis identifying themselves as “Progressive” or “Conservative” is higher than the percentage of those identifying themselves as “Haredi” (ultra-Orthodox). As I was expecting, this revelation attracted a lot of attention and many questions and comments. […]

2017-08-11T10:19:25+00:00 March 5th, 2012|Past News|