“The Reform Movement–and 80 percent of American Jewry–has ceded sovereignty over Jerusalem to the Palestinians” [VIDEO]

COMMENTARY
Reform Movement Backs Palestinians against Israel on Jerusalem
by Evelyn Gordon
December 6, 2017 

That Arab and European leaders are protesting President Trump’s intent to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is no surprise. Nor is it any surprise that groups like J Street and Jewish Voice for Peace joined them. I was, however, genuinely shocked that the leader of America’s largest Jewish denomination also joined the denunciations. Until recently, any mainstream American Jewish leader would have been embarrassed to oppose U.S. recognition of Jerusalem publicly. And yet, it’s of a piece with recent decisions by non-Orthodox Hillel directors to bar mainstream Israelis from speaking on campus…READ MORE

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