“State is the body. Church is the heart.”
The New York City mayor made the enemies of Jews, and of the Jewish state, his own.
The borough was once 49-percent Jewish.
“The proper thing to do was to make him ridiculous.”
A growing sense of chaos.
Relying on the very sensitivity-training complex that has allowed fashionable bigotries to fester and bloom.
A five-fold increase in hate crimes against the city’s Jews.
New York City is no longer the sole center of gravity.
“An attack on our Jewish community is an attack on every New Yorker.”
A new hasidic art gallery grows in Brooklyn and is already bucking stereotypes. Can it survive, and what does it suggest about contemporary Orthodox life?
After establishing strong ties with some Orthodox communities, he burned his bridges with a single tweet.
Incentivizing better Orthodox schooling is less legally fraught, more politically appealing, and more likely to succeed in practice than forced regulation.
And an insult to the Jewish naval hero who commissioned the statue.
And those who advocate it have embraced anti-Semitism.
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