“How did this noble idea of intersectionality become an instrument to isolate and vilify liberal Jews?”

JEWISH JOURNAL
How Intersectionality Became a Sinister Threat to American Jewry
by Monica Osborne
August 7, 2019

Intersectionality didn’t originate as an anti-Jewish idea. Coined in 1989 by Columbia University law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw in the context of critical race theory, and with the intention of clarifying the distinction between the overlapping nature of racial and sexual or gender discrimination in a legal context, intersectionality is a word with a noble beginning. The idea that people have various identities that characterize the way the world sees them is simple and reasonable, as liberals and conservatives generally agree. READ MORE

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