Yesterday, Iowa passed a law aimed at keeping schools from teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT)—a congeries of ideas about racism that took shape in academia and has gained much purchase on the American left. Several other states are considering similar legislation. As Pamela Paresky writes, much Critical Race Theory, and the more general notions of social justice that undergird it, opens the door to anti-Semitism, and sometimes leads directly through it.
Critical Race Theory Poses a Threat to Jews, and Not Only Because of Its Use by Anti-Zionists
Israel’s New Government Flies in the Face of the Country’s Western Critics
Commenting on the recent swearing-in of the new governing coalition in Jerusalem, Shany Mor writes: