To Fight Anti-Semitism In America We Need To Understand Its Sources
A multi-pronged approach is needed to confront its different elements.
By RABBI JOSHUA DAVIDSON — November 19, 2018 — The New York Jewish Week
The attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh has impelled many American Jews to join the battle against anti-Semitism in America today, a campaign heretofore waged by a handful of dedicated Jewish communal organizations. But fighting American anti-Semitism begins with understanding its source, or more accurately—its sources. The American Jewish Committee’s David Harris identifies three: the jihadism of radicalized Islamists, the nativism of the alt-right, and the anti-Zionism of the far left…