The near-universal silence among major Jewish organizations concerning the Republican candidate is an abdication of their responsibility to actualize the lessons of our history and to protect American Jews.
Benjy Cannon studies politics and philosophy at the University of Maryland. Born in England and raised in Washington D.C., Benjy currently serves as a student representative on the Maryland Hillel Board of Directors. He is the co-founder and board member of a cultural Jewish student group on Maryland's campus, a J Street U National Communications Co-Chair, and president of Maryland's J Street U chapter. Benjy is passionate about the intersection of politics and technology, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and non-kosher cheese. Follow him on Twitter @benjycannon, or contact him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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