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“The radicalization of white progressives at the heart of the mayhem represents the greatest threat to the communal future of American Jewry, to relations between the American Jewish community and the rest of the Jewish world, and to US-Israel relations”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The great threat to America – and to American Jewry by Caroline B. Glick June 5, 2020 …For American Jews, the violent riots constitute a challenge on several levels. First, there is the challenge … Continue reading

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“Until American progressives accept that the occupation is not the central issue for Israelis, we’re going to have a hard time reunifying the Jewish people”

TIMES OF ISRAEL ‘Occupation Über Alles’ by Daniel Gordis November 15, 2019 …We’re asking the wrong question about the occupation. “When will Israel end the occupation,” or more commonly among many American Jewish progressives, “What can we do to pressure … Continue reading

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American progressive’s “utter lack of interest in what actually interests the citizens of Israel has to change”

JERUSALEM POST If American Jewish Progressives Really Seek Change by Daniel Gordis July 18, 2018 …In May, Israeli troops killed several dozen Palestinians, many of them young, at the Gaza border fence. It was a tragic day, but aside from … Continue reading

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“Apparently, you can’t be proudly gay if you are a proud supporter of Israel”

ARUTZ SHEVA Israel and the Death of Progressivism by Barry Shaw August 27, 2016 …Linking the fate of Jews to Israel in a disparaging anti-Semitic manner is not new. What is sinister is the moral tone taken by Israel haters … Continue reading

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Whistling Past the Graveyard, Jewish Progressives ignore community’s peril

JEWISH ADVOCATE J Street: A Knife Inside the Tent by Charles Jacobs November 6, 2015 …Yet perhaps what is most painful is the behavior of two groups of American Jews – our confused leaders and our Jewish “progressives.” Knowing the … Continue reading

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340 Rabbis Back Iran Deal in Letter to Congress

THE FORWARD by JTA August 17, 2015 In a letter to Congress, 340 U.S. rabbis from the major streams of Judaism expressed support for the Iran nuclear deal. The letter sent Monday urges the House of Representatives and Senate to endorse the … Continue reading

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The Mindset of Progressive Jews and the ‘Israeli Problem’

JNS by Abraham H. Miller August 10, 2015 ….My acquaintance is the epitome of the progressive-minded Jew. With all the rallies she attended, she never once marched for Israel or even for the release of Soviet Jewry. Today, her mantra … Continue reading

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The common core of BDS and campus anti-Semitism

THE HILL by Abraham H. Miller May 28, 2015 If you ask proponents of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement why they single out Israel, they will tell you that you have to start somewhere. But since its beginnings … Continue reading

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