“No matter how often Obama excuses Islamists, insults Israel, or spits in the face of Jewish history, progressive Jews continue to support him with Pavlovian devotion”

ARUTZ SHEVA
U.S. Liberal Jews Continue to Support Obama, Abandon Israel
by Matthew M. Hausman, JD
October 24, 2015

The compulsion to rationalize the president’s treatment of Israel and progressive anti-Semitism may be rooted in a ghetto mentality or the same pathological impulse that triggers Jewish self-loathing. Certainly, not all progressives are self-haters; many are just ignorant of tradition and history and, accordingly, have no frame of reference for evaluating their questionable political loyalties and jaundiced views on Israel. Some hold as an article of faith that liberalism is synonymous with Jewish values and that criticism of Israel is in the spirit of Jewish self-reflection, even when that criticism portrays Israel as a colonial occupier or apartheid state. However, Israel is neither of those things under any objective analysis, and to claim otherwise bespeaks either ignorance or malice….READ MORE

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