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Israeli government’s policies an incredibly divisive topic among Jews

As Rosh Hashanah approaches, many North American rabbis are agonizing over how to talk about Israel. The Israeli government’s policies are such a divisive topic that many Jews don’t want to hear anything that could be construed to be criticism or praise for the government of Benjamin Netanyahu.