What Might We Lose from a Failure of Nerve? Iran, Israel and the Bomb

Shabbat is a day of joy, but we are also abutting a sad day in Jewish history, the Ninth of Av. The Talmud (BT Gittin 55b-56a) records a fascinating but very relevant debate between the Rabbinic leaders and Rabbi Zechaiah b. Abkulas. It occurred in 66 BCE when Judea was under Roman control. Bar Kamza, […]