“It has something to do with our not-so-distant past being persecuted by government in Europe leading up to the Holocaust.”
The modern Jewish lobby emerged at the turn of the century to help shape immigration law.
The interior minister said he asked for the census “in order to see ‘who,’ ‘how,’ and ‘how many.’”
WASHINGTON (JTA0 — Ten Jewish organizations urged the Trump administration not to reinstate a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census.
Unlike ‘white,’ ‘Jewish’ is a proudly non-essentialist identity that is color-blind, country-blind and belief-blind, Dan Friedman writes.
Though it’s tempting to lose faith in polls after this election, Saxe, Krasner Aronson, and Boxer argue that they are actually essential. Here’s why.
Does being Jewish mean being part of a race? Or a religion? What ethnicity are Jews? Many American Jews have found these questions difficult to answer every 10 years, when a census taker knocks on the door as part of the decennial national head count.
Orthodox Jews want a state Senate district of their own in Brooklyn. It could benefit Republicans seeking to break the Democratic connection with Jewish voters.