Final week we read an item with a historian on Tablet . She pointed towards the reactions of Jews when you look at the 1930’s that are early . Shockingly, there were Jews lead by the Agudah whom sided with Hitler. They thought that Hitler therefore the Nazis would alone leave them provided that they remained separate. In the left, Jews sided with Stalin. Both turned into incorrect. Both ignored the essential indications.
I bring all of this up not merely due to the liturgical moments of Shabbat Zachor and Purim but due to the growing threats of anti-Semitism on earth. Europe has grown to become terribly dangerous to Jews. And there’s a spike that is remarkable nativist anti-Semitism right right here. There is certainly anti-Semitism from the right and also the left. They vary, however they are similarly dangerous.
We additionally bring this up due to the statements produced by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
She might have been attempting to earn some point, but she unveiled by herself 3 times and utilized a number of anti-Semitic language and recommendations. Continue reading “May your Purim be joyous! And will your Shabbat be restful.”