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NYC has hundreds of anti-Jewish hate crimes – and NOT ONE person caught was far right (EoZ)

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, International, stats  /  No Comments

Nov. 1, 2018 The New York Times has a good article about antisemitic hate crimes in New York City. Contrary to what are surely the prevailing assumptions, anti-Semitic incidents have constituted half of all hate crimes in New York this year, according to the Police Department. To put that figure in context, there have been four times […]

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A DOSE OF NUANCE: IF AMERICAN JEWISH PROGRESSIVES REALLY SEEK CHANGE…by Daniel Gordis (J. Post)

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel, Judaism, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

July 18, 2018 It is that utter lack of interest in what actually interests the citizens of Israel that has to change. Israel is composed of Orthodox Jews who (aside from a few statistically meaningless exceptions) are opposed to any change to the long-standing status quo and the mass of secular Israelis who, while not opposed to […]

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Can American and Israeli Jews Stay Together as One People? by NATAN SHARANSKY AND GIL TROY (Mosaic)

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

July 9, 2018 In its recently released survey comparing Jewish opinion in the U.S. and Israel, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) once again confirmed the growing gulf between the world’s two largest Jewish communities. In key areas ranging from politics to public prayer, from prime ministers to presidents, from peoplehood to peace processing, large gaps […]

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Birthright Drops Reform Program, Claims Kids Prefer Orthodox Tours (Jewish Press)

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Nov. 27, 2017 The Reform movement is no longer certified as a trip provider for Birthright, according to a Judy Maltz report in Haaretz Sunday (How Orthodox Groups Are Taking Over Birthright, and Using It to Target Young U.S. Jews). Not on religious or political grounds, God forbid, but because they have been unable to […]

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