Judaism in Israel: Ben-Gurion's Private Beliefs and Public Policy

@article{Tsameret1999JudaismII,
  title={Judaism in Israel: Ben-Gurion's Private Beliefs and Public Policy},
  author={Tsevi Tsameret and Moshe Tlamim},
  journal={Israel Studies},
  year={1999},
  volume={4},
  pages={64 - 89}
}
Today, more than ever, the “religious” tend to relegate Judaism to observing dietary laws and preserving the Sabbath. This is considered religious reform. I prefer the Fifteenth Psalm, lovely are the psalms of Israel. The Shulchan Aruch is a product of our nation’s life in the Exile. It was produced in the Exile, in conditions of Exile. A nation in the process of fulWlling its every task, physically and spiritually . . . must compose a “New Shulchan”—and our nation’s intellectuals are required… 

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