Toggle Menu

Rap Sheet

Links on R&P from around the web

Jewish Americans Confront Antisemitism with Resolve, Worry

posted on December 8, 2022

David Crary, Holly Meyer, and Jessie Wardarski of the Associated Press report, “Jewish Americans are closely following the recent upsurge in antisemitic rhetoric and actions with a mix of anxiety and resolve – along with a yearning that a broader swath of Americans, including leaders across the political spectrum, speak out against anti-Jewish hatred.” Some Jewish Americans are pushing for greater visibility and Jewish pride, often encouraging public displays of Jewish identity. David Wolpe, a prominent Los Angeles rabbi, said, “When I began my career, I thought antisemitism was an issue in my father’s generation – it won’t be in mind. I was sadly and unforgivingly wrong.”

Read at The Associated Press