February 15, 2017 - Premature Euphoria
Israel’s right-wing politicians are euphoric. Read more »
Before becoming Senior Rabbi of Holy Blossom in 1983, Rabbi Marmur served two congregations in Britain. He retired from his position of Senior Rabbi at Holy Blossom Temple in 2000.
Rabbi Marmur has enjoyed an impressive career outside the synagogue walls, most recently as Interim Executive Director of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, in Jerusalem. He is a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto, a Fellow of St. Michael’s College. Between 2007 and 2014 he was an Appointed Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Rabbi Marmur has written six books and edited two. His articles on Jewish theology, Zionism, Israel, marriage and related problems, and Jewish/Christian relations have appeared in Jewish and non-Jewish publications in Britain, Canada and elsewhere.
“Israel always seems to be running short of friends – but Trump is not the ally it needs.” Read more »
By Rabbi Dow Marmur. Power not only breeds paranoia, it also gives free range to greed. The current cluster of investigations of Prime Minister Netanyahu (and members of his family) is a case in point. Several of potential charges have to do with receiving “gifts” that in the eyes of the law are bribes. Though... Read more »
I think that most Israelis feel a special bond with America, but not necessarily with its Jews. Read more »