Weekly Links May 17th-24th 2013

What can we learn from Jewish history about how to react to internal division in the Jewish world today?

http://theseandthose.pardes.org/2013/05/15/lhavdil/

A hard look at an enduring myth in Israel’s willingness to make peace

http://jfjfp.com/?p=43380

A must-watch TED talk on using our voices courageously

http://www.upworthy.com/a-ted-talk-that-might-turn-every-man-who-watches-it-into-a-feminist-its-pretty-fantastic-7?g=2

Like in Judaism, Islamic law has evolved over time, in large part due to the political forces that have grown with it.

http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/atheologies/7110/inventing__jihad_/

A politician exhibiting real leadership

http://www.haaretz.com/news/features/documents-reveal-second-israeli-president-s-lost-battle-to-cap-his-salary.premium-1.525247?localLinksEnabled=false

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