Toggle Menu

Rap Sheet

Links on R&P from around the web

The Collapse of the American Jewish Center

posted on August 13, 2014

At Religion Dispatches, Sarah Posner writes, “The rising tensions between the supporters of Israel’s use of military force and the dissenters has led to an unprecedented polarization in the American Jewish community as Operation Protective Edge continues without a permanent cease fire, much less visible prospects for the moribund peace process.” As anti-Palestinian sentiment in Israel seems to grow and the perceived human rights offenses of the Israeli military increase, the concept of ‘liberal Zionism’ seems increasingly contradictory to American Jews, Posner reports—and those trying to reconcile it face an existential crisis.

Read at Religion Dispatches