From the Desk of TelaVivian, Vol. 5: Religious Progress?
Vivian Bercovici introduces Sarah and Hallel Silverman, a mother and daughter working for change in Israel as progressive, religious women
I. Meet the Silvermans
It was quite a few years ago at IDC, now called Reichman University, in Herzliya, Israel, that I first met Hallel Silverman. During my tenure as Canadian Ambassador to Israel (2014-16), I was asked frequently to speak to university students and obliged as often as possible. In my experience, student groups are well-informed, fun an…