Accelerating chaos within the American Jewish community
The term "must read" has been rendered meaningless from overuse. Therefore, I implore, strongly encourage, highly recommend, beg you - to read this article. And don't just skim the first couple of paragraphs. Read the whole thing carefully. This article, from an Israeli writer who probably isn't even aware of our organization's existence, states precisely why we got together to form the Michigan Jewish Action Council. Standard disclaimer: We do not agree with everything in the article. So what?
However, it is precisely at such a turbulent time, when the leadership of American Jewry should assume a stabilizing role, that it seems to be losing control.
Many Jewish leaders concentrate more on vilifying Trump than securing and promoting their communal interests. They unashamedly abuse their Jewish institutional roles to promote far-left and liberal agendas, even labeling their opponents as anti-Semites to achieve their goals.
Currently Israel enjoys more support from Christian evangelicals than from Jews.