Quite a few presidents have betrayed an affinity for Jewish bible verses, sentiments and ideas through their inaugural speeches.
In the order, the president listed nearly 250 names of potential “heroes” to include. Among the names were some Jews.
I won’t indict an entire community for getting swept into a political momentum that seemed to swallow half of our country.
Bornstein rocketed to fame during the 2016 election for claiming Trump would be “the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.”
When it comes to the death penalty ‘Justice is not blind, but it is capricious.’
The second-term House member said she consulted with constituents and had “hard” conversations with her Republican colleagues before deciding.
Still reeling from last week’s insurrection at the Capitol, top Jewish Republicans are showing some division over whether to break from President Donald Trump as they wait to see what level of influence he will retain once Joe Biden takes over the presidency on Jan. 20.
After witnessing Wednesday’s attempted putsch at the Capitol, it is impossible not to be reminded of the grave dangers of complicity.
American Jews’ unique historical experience should guide our response to a mob attempting to prevent the installment of a freely elected government.
This isn’t the first time that extremists have used well-known tropes to make their principles seem accessible and appealing to potential recruits.