Former Board deputy to launch new leadership body

Those who wish to join will have to support three core principles: to promote Jewish life, to support Israel and to fight antisemitism. The NJA will not address any other issues such as climate change or repression faced by the Uighurs, he added. In a statement, the NJA said it aims to, “voice the opinions […]

Lakewood and Brooklyn attacks show, again, that we need to directly confront Black antisemitism

Sunday, April 10, 2022 Elder of Ziyon On Friday, a man in Lakewood NJ went on a string of attacks against identifiably Orthodox Jews, nearly killing at least one of them.

Chicago Synagogue Officially Designates Itself ‘anti-Zionist’

Written by: Arno Rosenfield on April 2, 2022 Tzedek Chicago was founded seven years ago, in part, to create a Jewish community free from a strong attachment to Israel. The congregation went beyond its original “non-Zionism” this week to become what is likely the first synagogue in the country to be affirmatively “anti-Zionist.”

The Revolution Inside the ADL

Written by: Seth Mandel When Whoopi Goldberg said that the Holocaust was “not about race” but rather “two white groups of people” fighting, the actress and chat-show maven was shocked by criticism she received. Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, reprimanded Goldberg the following day on her morning program, The View. One thing Greenblatt […]

Why Reform Judaism doesn’t work, won’t work and how to fix it

Barak Hullman – Times of Israel. The Times of IsraelIn an article in the Times of Israel, Reform rabbi Rick Jacobs (the president of the Union for Reform Judaism) is quoted as saying “I believe with the very fiber of my being that young Jews are hungry, but not for a Judaism frozen in a […]

Jewish ‘Leaders’ Are Driving Away Jews

William A. Levinson – American Thinker. Jewish religious leaders complain that American Jews are intermarrying, assimilating, and abandoning Judaism. These leaders include Eric Yoffie, the former head of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ). The URJ was itself a major source of the problem on Yoffie’s watch, and it still is. I refer to its […]

ADL: Fighting Yesterday’s Battles

Moshe Phillips – Arutz Sheva 7 Israel National News.If you want to know what grassroots Jews are thinking about the international Islamic terror, Israel issues, U.S. politics and more, please don’t look to the self-appointed leaders of the Jewish Establishment. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) seemed to want to do everything possible to direct attention away […]

CHARLES JACOBS: THE ADL MUST DO ITS JOB

Charles Jacobs – Winnipeg Jewish Review Only 3 percent of ADL’s press releases focus on Islamic extremism and Arab anti-Semitism.

Why recognizing the Bergson Group matters

Rafael Medof – Jewish Standard Many mainstream Jewish leaders likewise were uncomfortable with the Bergson rescue campaign. They were afraid that loud Jewish activism might provoke anti-Semitism. Some Jewish leaders were worried, too, that the media-savvy Bergson was stealing the limelight. Another factor contributed to the changing attitudes toward Bergson: the legitimization of Jewish activism. […]

An extremist coup at the Union for Reform Judaism

Staff – Jewish Journal The nomination of Rabbi Richard Jacobs to head the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is the latest coup for J Street. Less than three years after its founding, a member of J Street’s Rabbinic Cabinet is being appointed to head the largest branch of American Judaism. With the nominee to head […]

Is the answer a 2nd ADL?

Charles Jacobs – Jewish Advocate Maybe ADL leaders have concluded that a shift away from their major traditional focus – Jewry’s enemies on the right – would be institutionally risky and unwise, that expanding ADL’s mandate to include Islamic anti-Semitism might weaken its effectiveness against neo-Nazis and Christian anti-Semites. In today’s politically correct culture, confronting […]

Where’s our leadership?

Charles Jacobs – Jerusalem Post Few Jewish leaders and almost no mainstream organizations have explained to the community that we now face a radically new and potentially existensial threat – radical Islam.

Why the ADL Became a Partisan Mouthpiece

Joel J. Sprayregen – American Thinker The realization that political debate in a free society is often raucous accompanied my journey from work as an ACLU staff attorney to becoming National Vice-Chair of the then-respected Anti-Defamation League. This journey was inspired in significant part by “refuseniks” — met during an ACLU “mission” to the USSR […]

Pandering by the ADL

Stephen Steinlight – Center for Immigration Studies When it comes to immigration policy, the ADL is dedicated to open-borders even if the price is the guaranteed importation of several million more Muslims with astronomical levels of anti-Semitism to America – who will in only a few decades exceed the number of American Jews – as […]

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