The Christian Left Takes Aim at Israel

Founded in the 18th century, Methodism lacks the complex history of anti-Semitism shared by so many Christian denominations. Yet two major American Methodist advocacy groups have decided to put the promotion of hostility toward the Jewish state high on their agenda. Kennedy Lee reports:

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More about: Anti-Zionism, BDS, Christianity

Despite Reasons for Worry, Jews Shouldn’t Lose Faith in the American Promise

Sept. 24 2021

From synagogue shootings, to attacks on Jews on the streets, to the gathering strength and viciousness of anti-Zionism, especially in the corridors of political power, American Jewry has ample reason for concern about its safety and wellbeing. But, surveying both the present situation and the deep roots of what has made America a welcoming home to Jews with “no analogue in the 2,000 years after the destruction of the Temple,” Josef Joffe argues that the U.S. remains exceptional. The bad news, however, is still bad:

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More about: American exceptionalism, American Jewry, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Chuck Schumer