Herzl VP Haivry to Chair Israeli Commission on Non-Jewish Communities

The Israeli government has appointed Herzl Institute VP for Academic Affairs Ofir Haivry to head a new commission to hold hearings and make recommendations on non-Jewish communities seeking affiliation with the Jewish people. These communities include descendants of Jews, “lost tribes” and non-Jewish groups with strong religious and cultural affinities with Jews. Read the article on the commission in the Jerusalem Post.