March 07, 2019
What’s Not Anti-semitism

Here, from FlaglerLive, is a sample from the best and most informative piece on Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s “anti-semitism” that I’ve come across:

Like most American Jewish youth, I grew up knowing Israel. During holidays, I sang prayers about Eretz Yisrael, the land of Israel. In Hebrew school, I learned about the country’s culture, its cities, its past prime ministers. At my Jewish summer camp, we started every day with the Israeli national anthem, Hatikvah.

My image of Israel was a rosy one. When I finally visited it in college, I was spellbound by the lush landscapes and sparkling cities, certain I would one day move to this golden ancestral home myself…


Posted by Jerome Doolittle at March 07, 2019 05:20 PM
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