Right-wing American Jews don’t hesitate to shape Israeli reality — and the left should be equally brazen about jumping into the fray, Daniel Sokatch writes.
Right wing hardliners want to ban the New Israel Fund from the Celebrate Israel parade. The group’s leader explains why that is so wrong.
‘Victory!! Bravo, Hurrah, Cap Makers! Cheers to the entire Jewish quarter, which helped win this amazing battle! Hurrah to all the unions!” Thus read the Jewish Daily Forward’s front page in 1905 in response to a huge victory by the cap makers’ union. The Forverts published in red ink to honor the workers’ victory.