Jewish Institutions: It’s Time to Take a Stand

Aron: In the face of Trump’s election, our older and larger organizational heavyweights have demonstrated moral cowardice by offering praise and whitewashing his campaign’s hatefulness. The Conference of President of Major Jewish Organizations (CPMJO), for instance, stated, “We congratulate President-elect Trump on his election victory and welcome his clear commitment… to ‘bind the wounds of division’ after… Read More Jewish Institutions: It’s Time to Take a Stand

Did Jewish Institutions Do Enough to Stop Trump?

Allen: Let’s leave God aside for a moment (I’m sure She won’t mind) and talk about that other taboo subject of liberal Jewish institutions: the presidential election. I’m reminded of the  High Holidays Untaneh tokef prayer: “Even the angels are seized with trembling as they declare – ‘The day of judgment is here!’” The day of… Read More Did Jewish Institutions Do Enough to Stop Trump?