Month: September 2017

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American Jewry’s Identity Crisis

Liberal American Jewish woman protests Israel with sign

Israeli commentator Caroline Glick, in her New Year’s column, compares American Jewish life to Israeli Jewish life and comes up wanting. “As the New Year 5778 begins, 88% of Israeli Jews say that they are happy and satisfied with their lives. This makes sense. Israel’s relative security, its prosperity, freedom and spiritual blossoming make Israeli …

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American Jews Don’t Want Embassy Moved

U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

A poll by the American Jewish Committee published in the Jerusalem Post says most American Jews don’t want the American embassy in Israel moved to Jerusalem, Israel’s capital (an election promise President Trump has not kept): When asked about the embassy, a majority said they oppose moving it. Thirty-six percent responded that they would be in favor of this, …

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Israel Sends Aid to American Jews

Israeli volunteers help seniors during Tropical Storm Irma

The shekel is worth more than the dollar and now instead of American Jews putting money in the pushke for Israel, Israel is sending money to American Jews. How do you like them apples? Elliot Abrams has a terrific article on the subject HERE, in which he concludes: It is logical to expect Israel to …