As Trump befriends Muslim leaders whose repressive regimes stoke extremism, he cuts domestic programs combatting said extremism.
The best channel for globally combating anti-Semitism is to insist that our government recommit to upholding minority rights domestically.
J Street is caught between two opposite but equally potent reactions to revelations that it hid the involvement of arch-liberal philanthropist — and Israel critic — George Soros until “outed” by the conservative media. On the right, those who questioned the legitimacy of the liberal lobby’s policies and denied the pro-Israel bona fides of its leadership are gleeful now that Soros’s role and the group’s subterfuge have been revealed. On the other side, many who accepted J Street’s right to diverge from the seemingly monolithic Jewish establishment are feeling betrayed.