Invoking the murder of six million Jews in an effort to discredit women who accused Trump of sexual assault is nauseating | Opinion
Peter Beinart is Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York, a Contributor to The Atlantic and National Journal, a Senior Columnist at Haaretz and a Senior Fellow at The New America Foundation. He has published three books, including The Crisis of Zionism in 2012.
The problem isn't that Bannon hates Jews. It's that he threatens the liberal democratic ideals most of us hold dear.
According to the Senates new Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, Henrietta Szold, Hannah Arendt and Martin Buber could also be defined as Jew-haters.
Crushed between rising extremes, the establishment's wish to stay liberal but support Netanyahu is no longer sustainable.
Trumpian right discovers what Jews have known for a century: That Zionism is built, in part, on the rejection of Diaspora Jewish identity.
Outrage? AIPAC and the Conference of Presidents can summon it on behalf of Israels government, on BDS, on the Iran Deal - but not for the American minorities targeted by Trump. Not even its Jews.
Ive never felt less American and more Jewish. I hear my grandmother's voice in my ear: As Jews, we know history doesn't always march forward toward a better day.
We see ourselves as a historically brutalized minority with a distinct story and perspective. But many Americans on the right and left, we're seen as the elite, the establishment, the beneficiaries of white privilege.
Jake Tapper was right. Its got nothing to do with Israel. But it doesnt have much to do with social welfare either.
If we denounce Jews who deny Palestinian identity, we must do the same when Palestinians deny ours.