Breaking the American Jewish Silence Over the Gaza Conflict

Israel’s moral choices in the conflict are harrowing but non-negotiable: The right to defense - but not to vengeance, the moral responsibility to protect Israel’s citizens - and Gaza’s civilians, and to grieve for them all.

American Jews can be a loud tribe, declaiming noisily about what we endorse or condemn, what we know and what we think we know. Those in my line of work...