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Why Are American Jews Abandoning Israel?

The price of assimilation has been Jewish identity..

Dov Waxman, Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016) 328 pp., $29.95.

ON APRIL 19, three days before this year’s start of Passover, the Jewish holiday celebrating the Israelites’ exodus from bondage in ancient Egypt, six protestors were arrested at the Boston office of AIPAC, “America’s pro-Israel lobby.”

They had chained themselves to a mock Seder table. Their group, IfNotNow, claims to “seek an American Jewish community that stands for freedom and dignity for all Israelis and Palestinians by ending its support for…

Source: Why Are American Jews Abandoning Israel? | The National Interest

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