The vote follows discussions that started when the Boston Workmen’s Circle signed a statement by the anti-Zionist Jewish Voice for Peace.
It’s come to this: An organization which protects journalists in dangerous countries overseas now has to worry about them at home in America.
In choosing tacit support of Bannon’s appointment by maintaining silence the JCRC has chosen quietude over leadership and brings it closer to irrelevance.
Jewish leaders in New York issued a statement saying the debate on Israel in the Jewish community must be conducted with respect.
Meeting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a moving moment for Forward columnist Masha Leon. Forty-six years later, his words and message still ring true.
“There is nothing on my calendar that we have to do that does not involve the JCRC, Ido Aharoni, Israel’s consul general in New York, told the guests at the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York at its April 30 Gala at The Pierre.