The Atlantic features Amichai speaking more about his “JOY” Proposal in the article “We’re Headed Toward One of the Greatest Divisions in the History of the Jewish People” as the debate over accepting intermarriage in the Comservative movement continues.
“For some people, this is really a matter of their livelihood, so people are hesitating for very good reasons to say, ‘I’m in,’’ said Lau-Lavie. That’s why he hasn’t yet resigned from the Rabbinical Assembly: He wants to push a conversation. ‘It’s not to our best advantage to keep on delaying serious consideration of this,’ he said. But ‘I’m aware of the level of sadness and animosity … Change ain’t simple.'”
– Emma Green, The Atlantic