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Author and writer for the New Yorker, Masha Gessen, examines President Trump’s signing of the 2019 executive order regarding antisemitism, anti-Zionism, and government funding of colleges, and argues that Trump has positioned himself as a pro-Zionist antisemite. She argues that the order will not protect against antisemitism, and that its sole aim is to quash the discussion about and defense of Palestinian rights.
Rob Savillo and Tyler Monroe’s 2019 Media Matters research study finds that “following the Tree of Life synagogue shooting, media outlets have mentioned perceived antisemitic rhetoric from the political left more than antisemitic actions by the right-wing.”
Rabbi Jill Jacobs, director of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, criticizes the Trump Administration for adopting the IHRA definition of antisemitism and signing the 2019 executive order regarding criticism of Israel on college campuses. She discusses the danger of conflating Jews and the State of Israel and its policies, and argues that the administration’s actions do not protect human rights or university students from being harassed; instead they threaten freedom of speech.
The false comfort of Trump’s condemnation of anti-Semitism, Feb. 8, 2019 (Article/Essay), by Jill...
Rabbi Jill Jacobs examines the dangers of the Trump Administration’s symbolic support of the Jewish community, warning that Jews should be suspicious when Trump condemns antisemitism in a speech laced with xenophobia. She explains that while Trump boasts of his support of Israel and the Jewish community, he dog-whistles to antisemitic white nationalists.
End Times Antisemitism: Christian Zionism, Christian Nationalism, and the Threat to Democracy, July 9,...
Steven Gardiner, assistant research director for Political Research Associates, breaks down Christian Zionism, its role in antisemitism and anti-Muslim bigotry, and the challenge it poses to democracy. Gardiner argues that Christian Zionism is much more than a set of beliefs about the role of Israel and the Jews in the Second Coming, and highlights the danger of Christian Zionism in the Trump White House.