When looking at the rising rates of attacks against Haredi and Hassidic Jews, it’s important to ask how we got to this point.
With recent comments made by Representatives Ilhan Omar, Jim Jordan, and Steve King further show how anti-Semitism has pervaded in US politics.
Accusing Orthodox Jews of white nationalist rhetoric is wrong, and it risks normalizing anti-Semitism.
We can both believe Dr. Ford and insist that there be a minimum standard of evidence before an accusation becomes actionable
If the targets of one’s ire are Orthodox Jews — especially Haredim – the very worst slurs and anti-Semitic tropes are suddenly considered reasonable.
For many Haredim, the attacks hammered home the idea that it was more than just Rubashkin on trial in the court of public opinion.