A new book's indictment of American Jewish leadership
June 16, 2023
(JNS) — There could hardly be a timelier book than “Betrayal: The Failure of American Jewish Leadership.” Though antisemitism springs eternal, it has sprung up with particular force in recent years, especially in the United States.
As editors Charles Jacobs and Avi Goldwasser put it, “American Jewry is under siege, ideologically and physically. In the media, on college campuses, in the streets of major cities, even in high schools and in Congress, Jews and the Jewish state are smeared, hated and attacked. Celebrities spew anti-Jewish ravings … to tens of millions of followers. T...