Men Trump inspired murdered eleven Jews in the Tree of Life synagogue and a woman in the Poway synagogue.
Israel is in the process of setting up a government once again helmed by Likud leader Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, but with its tone and emphasis set by smaller far-right parties. In this it is not exceptional, but very much like European countries such as Italy and Sweden, or India with its intolerant far-right Hindu nationalist government.
It’s tempting to note that Trump is sinking deep into crankitude with this Mar-a-Lago conclave of crazies and leave it at that.
“For I will bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee.” Away with you, accursed Haman Trump.
Israeli reformers used to yearn to live in a “normal country,” but what, after all, is a normal country in the twenty-first century?
It is deeply hilarious that the world’s worst excuse for a Christian thinks he can lecture us American Jews on our supposed failures.
That Marjorie Taylor Greene received a standing ovation from her Republican colleagues, whereas Congressional Democrats were only able to muster a meaningless condemnation of antisemitism and other prejudice while not mentioning Ilhan Omar by name, is proof enough that the entire American political system is becoming contaminated with Jew hatred.
Even the explanation sometimes advanced that progressives side with the Palestinians because a bleeding heart always bleeds for the “underdogs” falls apart on closer inspection.
The question that is usually asked about Jew hatred is what it is about the Jewish people that makes others hate them so much. In the generations before the Holocaust, Germans called this the Judenfrage, the “Jewish question.” The idea was that the presence of Jews in Germany was a problem for the country. InContinue reading “What Is It About the Jews’ Haters?”
Those who wish to destroy the Jewish state almost always hotly deny the charge of Jew hatred. Often, they claim they are merely opposed to Israeli policies, and the charge of antisemitism is meant to shield Israel against all legitimate criticism. Defenders of Israel must therefore waste time in responding to such attacks with aContinue reading “Amnesty for Antisemitism”