A Discourse That Is as Flat as Matzah

Chancellor Schwartz discusses MK Stilman’s exit from the coalition and Tzedek Chicago’s shift to anti-Zionism: “Like the flat matzah we eat on Pesah, both Idit Silman’s position and that of Tzedek Chicago flatten the discourse on current issues, ignoring the Seder’s modeling of a nuanced approach to real-life challenges. Part of the journey from slavery to nationhood involves developing the ability to look at the world around us through multiple lenses, to understand situations from perspectives other than our own, and to draw lessons that might complicate but also enrich our own positions.”

Continue reading Chancellor Shuly Rubin Schwartz’s “A Discourse That Is as Flat as Matzah” in the Times of Israel.