Some thoughts on Bibi’s judicial “reform”

As @ruthbenghiat has (I believe) noted, one common authoritarian trick is to rope ideological supporters into getting dragged into the authoritarian's corruption.

Whatever the good intentions of Moshe Koppel and the leadership of American Orthodox Zionism, the fact is the first priority of the Bibi/Smotrich government is preserving the careers of corrupt politicians with the blood of innocent believers on their hands. (Cf. Meron).

One would like to imagine that that Rav Kook or Rav Hirsch would have protested that. But Actually Existing Orthodoxy, like Actually Existing Communism, is actually, and irredeemably, corrupt.

It turns out that their is no exemption from Lord Acton's dictate for those who put on tefilin every morning. Sad.

Anyway, something to reflect on the next time you see the @OUKosher symbol on a can of tuna fish.

Originally tweeted by Larry Yudelson (@yudel) on March 13, 2023.

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