One vision of Israel is that with sovereignty we no longer need to take account of the views of others. At the other end of the spectrum is the aspiration is the desire to be a “light unto the nations,” setting an example to the world. In episode #3 Israel and its Critics, Donniel Hartman, Elana Stein Hain and Tal Becker discuss how Israel should view critical responses from around the world.
For Heaven’s Sake is a weekly podcast from the the Shalom Hartman Institute’s iEngage Project that revives the lost art of Jewish debate for the sake of illuminating a topic, not sowing division. The podcast draws its name from the concept of Machloket l’shem shemayim, “Disagreeing for the sake of heaven.”