How Anti-Semitism Has Lost Any Connection With Reality

September 21, 2020

A Business Insider article by Oma Seddiq highlights the latest example of US President Donald Trump’s obsessive insistence on treating American Jews as citizens of Israel. Jewish voices have once again rebuked the president, though apparently to no avail. Seddiq’s article bears the title...

The Truth Behind “The Plot Against America”

April 30, 2020

Phillip Roth’s 2004 novel, “The Plot Against America,” has been made into a six-part TV series and shown recently on HBO in the United States and Great Britain. David Simon wrote the script for the television version and directed the production. Simon’s earlier credits include “The...

Despite Recent Attacks, Anti-Semitism in the US Remains Low

May 30, 2019

How should we reconcile the historically low level of Americans’ negative feelings about Jews with the recent surge in attacks? The April 27 attack on the Chabad synagogue in Poway, a suburb of San Diego, California, set off alarms within American Jewish communities. The attack came six months...