Knesset members propose giving Diaspora Jews formal role in Israeli affairs

How much of a say, if any, should Diaspora Jews have in Israeli affairs? This perennial question, debated often in op-eds and speeches, as well as at Jewish conferences, always has been somewhat ephemeral. But proposed Knesset legislation that would give Diaspora Jewish leaders a formal role in Israeli affairs may herald a new era in Israel-Diaspora relations. Federation leaders and more weigh in on the topic. Read more.