New York City march on antisemitism: “That the march drew together so many disparate elements of the Jewish community also may have stemmed from careful planning”

THE NEW YORK JEWISH WEEK
25,000 People March Against Anti-Semitism In New York City
by Doug Chandler
January 6, 2020

Joined by city & state officials, marchers from disparate parts of the Jewish community came together today to protest a recent rise in anti-Semitic incidents here…“It’s very chill,” said Zachary Braiterman of the Upper West Side, who noticed the crowd’s diversity. “You got your Trumpers; you got your anti-Trumpers; you got your Zionists; you got your anti-Zionists; you got your ‘normals,’” he said. Braiterman himself, a professor of Jewish studies at Syracuse University, came to the rally with fellow members of Congregation Ansche Chesed, one of hundreds of participating groups and institutions. READ MORE

Chicago blogger Richard Baehr: “Bari Weiss may not be long for the New York Times, if she keeps calling out the likes of Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton and other such anti-Semites. She is also not a fan of the President, but for different reasons.”

Listen to Weiss’s observations, including “Antisemitism isn’t about Jews. Antisemitism represents the broken-ness of a culture.”

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