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“Hannukkah is not about “Tikkun Olam” – repairing the world, The miracle that we celebrate with Hanukkah was a military victory of the Hashmoneans (Maccabis) over the Greeks and Jewish Hellinizers, who wanted to end the Jewish religion”

LEGAL INSURRECTION Kamala Harris And Her Husband Wrongly Portray Hanukkah As A Social Justice Holiday by David Gerstman December 15, 2020 Last week, Sen. Kamala Harris and her husband, Douglas Emhoff, who is Jewish, released a saccharine video explaining why … Continue reading

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“American Jews and their leaders, except for the Orthodox, have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity”

JNS The devastating impact of American non-Jewish Jews Isi Leibler October 11, 2018 There is no disputing that, except for the vast majority of Orthodox Jews, American Jews and their leaders have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity…Many express their … Continue reading

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Contrary to what you’ve been told Tikkun Olam “isn’t the province of man at all; it is instead the work of G-d”

MOSAIC How American Jews Came to Believe That Tikkun Olam Was at the Core of Their Tradition Michael Weingrad August 1, 2018 …Tikkun olam is often translated as “repairing [or healing] the world.” For American Jews it refers more particularly … Continue reading

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“Lambasting progressive Jewry as inauthentic at best, Jonathan Neumann writes that ‘American Judaism is broken because the Jewish Left broke it’”

TIMES OF ISRAEL An author predicts Diaspora Jewry’s death, at the hands of Tikkun Olam liberals by Matt Lebovic July 13, 2018 Liberal Jews in the United States have “distorted” Jewish teachings to align with a narrow political agenda, according … Continue reading

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Stealing Judaism: How Tikkun Olam was coopted by progressive Jews

FREE BEACON Stealing Judaism: Richard H. Schwartz, ‘Who Stole My Religion?: Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal Our Imperiled Planet’ by David Isaac November 12, 2016 …Tikkun olam is an idea that first surfaced in the second … Continue reading

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Will Jewish Democrats Sink the Iran Deal ?

NATIONAL REVIEW by Mona Charen July 31, 2015 Seven Jewish Lawmakers Could Tilt the Scales on Iran Deal,” headlines the Times of Israel. The members — Senator Charles Schumer, Representative Steve Israel, Representative Eliot Engel, Representative Adam Schiff, Representative Nita … Continue reading

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Rabbi Obama’s tough love

ISRAEL HAYOM by David M. Weinberg June 5, 2015 If anybody had any doubts about what is in store for Israel over the next 19 months, U.S. President Barack Obama has now made it clear: a long, painful political shellacking … Continue reading

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