“Israel has become a red state while U.S. Jews remain blue”

The Fracturing of the Jewish People
by  William A. Galston
June 12, 2018

The assertion that Israel is the home, not just a home, for all Jews is the core of classical Zionism. It implies that no other country can be a home, even if the Jews living there think it is. The Jews of Andalusia thought they were at home—until Christian rulers arrived and expelled them in the 15th century. The Jews of Germany thought they were fully German until a regime defined by murderous hatred of all Jews came to power. But today, for the first time since the Talmudic era, there are two strong, self-confident centers of Jewish life.  READ MORE SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT

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