Tag: Israel and American Jews

Trump, Netanyahu And American Jews

Filed in Jewish Affairs by on November 4, 2018 0 Comments
Trump, Netanyahu And American Jews

When U.S. President Donald Trump visited the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on October 30 to pay his respects to the 11 victims of the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history, he was greeted by only two well-wishers — the rabbi of the synagogue, Jeffery Myers, and Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Ron […]

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Bringing Zion Home

Filed in Books by on June 10, 2017 0 Comments
Bringing Zion Home

It probably will come as no surprise that American Jews formed a binding relationship with Israel through culture and food rather than through politics. During the first two decades of Israel’s existence, they bonded with the new state by reading books about it, buying Israeli crafts, paintings and apparel, attending concerts by Israeli musicians and […]

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