Month: June 2019

antisemitism, Holocaust

Holocaust Survivors Explain Things to AOC

alexandria ocasio-cortez

Holocaust Survivors Explain Things to AOC By now, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s gross remarks regarding detention centers for illegal immigrants are infamous (or famous, depending on how much you care about politicians appropriating the Holocaust for selfish reasons and shock value). It seems obvious to Jews that no one is being systematically gassed and burned at these …

American Jewry, Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Liberal Jews

Alan Dershowitz Enthusiastic About Voting for a Biden Perceived by Many as Anti-Israel

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Joe Biden has a long history of anti-Israel actions, as covered in this JNS piece by Jackson Richman. And still, Alan Dershowitz has gone on record with Dan Abrams of Fox News as an enthusiastic supporter of Biden: “I’m a strong supporter of Joe Biden,” Dershowitz responded. “I like Joe Biden. I’ve liked him for …

Israel

Deal of the Century: Will it Increase Arab Terror?

sbarro bombing jerusalem 2001

Israeli Jews rightly fear peace negotiations. Every such effort has been accompanied by waves of terror against Israeli Jews, with much death on both sides. This isn’t something Israelis are imagining. A 2017 study published by the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA), proved the point. The study found that hopelessness among the Arab population …

American Jewry, Israel

Israel Unimportant to One Quarter of American Jews

Jewish neighborhood, New York

A new study by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) shows that only 72 percent of American Jews feel that Israel is important for the long-term future of the Jewish people. It could be worse: in France, that number would be only 53 percent. Which leads us to wonder what it all means to the Jews …