“As Jews, Orthodox or otherwise, we see our Jewish identity entirely congruent with our identity as Americans”

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
Judaism Is Not Synonymous With Liberal Progressivism
by Yechezkel Moskowitz and Curtis Ellis
September 7, 2018

In contrast, others in the Jewish community, many but not all of them Orthodox, understand nationhood and exceptionalism to be indispensable central tenets of Judaism. Indeed, they are key Judeo-Christian concepts fundamental to Western civilization. The biblical covenant of a Chosen People is the fountainhead of American exceptionalism, the belief that America can be a “shining city on a hill” and “a light unto the nations.” When Donald Trump says, “I am president of the United States, not president of the world,” he is defending the idea of nationhood and rejecting post-national globalism. Jewish voters identify with his words on many levels. READ MORE

DAILY WIRE NYT, WaPo Champion Leftist High Holiday Jewish Services, Including Goat Yoga And Black Lives Matter Discussions In honor of the High Holy Days, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times decided to pay homage to the grandeur and sobriety of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur by featuring congregations who will celebrate Yom Kippur with goat yoga and Rosh Hashana with discussions of homophobia and Black Lives Matter

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