“If we have a shortage of bacon you can’t be happy,” he said, attempting to describe the mass internment of the Uighurs in China.
Jewish trade relationships with Asia date back centuries.
Leaders of both parties see China as a security threat and are wary of Israel allowing China to run its port in Haifa.
Writer-at-Large Jane Eisner argues that when large, powerful countries intern minority groups, its our responsibility as Jews to do something.
Even after the Holocaust, the world is still ignoring genocide - this time, a potential one in China.
“I learned at an early age how important it is what kind of political regime prevails.”
“And I find China, frankly, in many ways, to be far more honorable than Cryin’ Chuck and Nancy. Really do.”
Those on the list are required to provide personal information to Chinese police, or else their relatives will be detained.
In October, Silk was sworn in on his ancient Tikkun Korim; it originally belonged to Rebbe Mordechai of Nadvorna.