Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Florida Jewish legislator ponders the future of Jews in the US

(JNS) - The lone Republican Jewish lawmaker in the Florida State legislature said Tuesday that he could never have imagined considering whether it was safe for Jews to live in the United States, even though the Sunshine State is the "gold standard" for fighting antisemitism.

Randy Fine spoke after months of often violent antisemitic protests across the U.S. that have shaken American Jewry in ways not seen since World War II.

"I would never have thought that I would live at a time when I would wonder if Jews are safe to live in America. We are in that time today," Fine told JNS in an interview...


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