Many secular Israelis see no value in their Jewishness. Tomer Neuberg/Flash90
Jewish World

Conversation With an Ex-Jew

“Judaism is an invention of people who wanted to create a sense of unity. The whole story about God is an invention.”

[Editor’s note: Israel Today in no way endorses or agrees with the positions of the interviewee. Nevertheless, we have provided her this platform in order to expose a very real phenomenon taking place now in Israel.] Gili is an ordinary Israeli. She is also my niece, or else I would have never known about her decision to become an ex-Jew, which is the reason for this interview. Gili’s choice derives from the mounting anxiety in many Israeli families impacted by the growing political divide. In many cases, there remains only a thin veneer of civility that still holds such families…