The growing chasm in the American Jewish community

Nomination of David Friedman Threatens Leftist Jewish Leadership
by Abraham H. Miller and Paul Miller
February 16, 2017

David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to Israel, has managed to anger Jewish Voice for Peace, J Street, US Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and the Union for Reform Judaism. It’s a safe bet that every Jewish leftist who ever cut a check to the New Israel Fund is enduring sleepless nights. Friedman must be doing something right. The nomination reflects a growing divide in the Jewish community, one that was partially etched into the voting returns in Brooklyn on election night. The Orthodox neighborhoods voted for Trump. The secular ones went for Hillary Clinton. READ MORE

OBSERVER David Friedman Represents America’s Support for Israel

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