From Rabbi Weinblatt’s TOI Column, “How to Speak about Israel” here are some essential questions for rabbis to consider when writing a sermon about Israel:

“….Will the message that I deliver to my congregants promote greater understanding of the unique challenges Israel faces? And will my sermon inspire, uplift and instill a sense of pride in being Jewish and engender a positive feeling and connection to Israel and the Jewish people?”

“…. rather than urge people to weigh in on one side or the other, the best thing we can do to help at this time is to encourage both sides to come to the table to find a reasonable compromise to the current stalemate…”

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