Written by: Moshe Phillips on May 3, 2022 We all hear about Jewish college students who have become pro-Palestinian. We know about polls showing that younger American Jews are much less connected to Israel than their parents. How can this trend be explained? Why do Jewish 18 year-olds begin their university studies with the pro-Israel […]
This is not just a matter of concern to individual parents; it also has important implications for our community as a whole. The Jewish community needs to take a long, hard look at the role that many Jewish academics have played, and are continuing to play, in influencing Jewish college students to side with the […]
T’ruah is making common cause with the anti-Israel “Squad” in the U.S. House of Representatives and efforts to persuade the IRS to remove the tax-exemption status from these charities.
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 […]
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.
Islamist Antisemitism: Where are America’s Jewish Leaders? with Charles Jacobs
Although antisemitism in the United States is in significant part an Islamist phenomenon, the great institutions of American Jewry have widely failed to confront this problem, as shown by the example of the Islamic Society of Boston cultural center. What explains this failure? What can be done to fix it?
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.”
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 […]
Four Comments on Colleyville
“Why a synagogue? Why Jews?” asks Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch in the wake of the standoff at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. “To fight effectively against antisemitism, it is not enough to condemn the individual antisemitic act — as welcome and as necessary as that is. We must also take on the toxic ideology that […]