Russia crisis proves American Jewish hawks aren’t 'Israel firsters'
If the American Jewish right really put Israel first, they would oppose confrontation with Vladimir Putin over Crimea for fear he would arm Iran.
I’ve long disliked the term “Israel-firster.” First, because it has anti-Semitic roots. Second, because it’s wrong. American Jewish hawks - at least the ones I know and read - aren’t pro-Israel because they care more about Israel than the United States. They’re pro-Israel because they’re Manicheans.
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