Dr. Reuven Gal

Dr. Reuven Gal

Something goes wrong, it is the time for a change

Something goes wrong, it is the time for a change

Based on interviews of 32 prominent Israelis, from diverse walks of life, we find a wide common ground in considering the ‘Declaration of Independence’ to be Israel’s vision for the coming decades. Updating the ‘rules of the game’ and broad sense of security are needed enablers. Paradigms in education, Jewish-Democratic state, moral market economy, ‘Mamlachtiut’, Israel in the Middle East, and foreign affairs – are discussed.
A part of the IDF religionization

A part of the IDF religionization

The title of the document signed by the Givati Brigade Commander is "Commander's Order of Battle", but in fact it is a personal musings page by Colonel Ofer Winter.
Ultra-Orthodox:  Burden to society or have the potential to launch us forward?

Ultra-Orthodox: Burden to society or have the potential to launch us forward?

The politicians have forgotten the ultra-Orthodox issue at the election platforms, but if a serious effort will not be made to integrate them into society, we will reach a majority of ultra-Orthodox in the country that will be poor and mainly unproductive. How can we change that?

The way to integrate the Haredim

There is no choice. The assumed tolerable status quo must change. Israel must address the integration of Haredim to society in the same way she addressed the mass immigration waves. A strategig decision must be made to establish a coordinating body and harness all the government offices for the operation, while granting the lifestyle and characteristics of the Ultra-Orthodox community, and without trying to change their beliefs.
Dr. Reuven Gal:

New ultra Orthodox generation grows deep changes values began adopt new approaches

They enlist [to the military and Civic Service], they study [at academic institutions] and they want to work: More and more Ultra-Orthodox entering the job market, with increasing support from the rabbis. And the State of Israel stands in the threshold of a
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