Putin, a Dangerous Friend to the Jews

Despite his repressive authoritarianism, his homophobia and his support for the worst regimes, Vladimir Putin is treated by Jewish leaders and the Israeli establishment as an ally it must not risk offending.

SIMFEROPOL - This has been a great week for the Jews. Russia has invaded its neighbor Ukraine, causing what many observers are now considering to be the worst geopolitical crisis since the end of the Cold War. And while history and the experience of centuries teaches us that any dramatic upheaval involving the movement of armies (“the Cossacks are coming!”) entails widespread...