One can have visions of shenere un be sere velt, a better and more beautiful world, as prophesied by the Workmen’s Circle, when reading the delusional praise of Linda Sarsour in the Forward by New York City Councilmember Brad Lander. Alas, his naive ilk bears historical precedence in bad Jewish outcomes. Before getting to the state of American Jewry, however, I must correct some misperceptions that Lander and so many others have regarding free speech on campus.
The Jewish Voice for Peace Health Advisory Council applauds the Israel Medical Association, which advises members to refrain from force-feeding prisoners.
Israel’s sweeping victory in 1967 gave the country confidence in their defense forces ability to overcome Egypt’s initial success on the battlefield six years later.
With every stabbing and every martyr paid by the Palestinian leadership, those in Israel seeking peace look more foolish and unrealistic.
The descendants of Arabs who fled the 1948 war have suffered mightily at the hands of their own leaders and those of the broader Muslim world.
The challenge of assuring that ‘never again’ has meaning is to fight back and shine a light on the dark forces that bully minorities.
Is claiming to be related to famous people just because we have the same last name ethical?
Spicer’s statement reinforced Hitler’s narrative that the German Jews were not, in fact, “his own people,” that their citizenship mattered less than their ethnicity.
Like other professed conservative writers, Bethany Mandel has joined a campaign to vilify liberals by attacking claims of right-wing anti-Semitism.
That Rasmea Odeh was convicted — and therefore labeled a “terrorist” — evades the awful truths and broader context of what military rule does to people.
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