Reactions to the embassy move to Jerusalem show how little they understand Israelis.
We need to bear witness to the Talmudic dictum, “The poor people living in your own city come first.”
The future of Europe’s dwindling Jewish communities is bleak.
Not so long ago, American Jewish children learned from their parents to love the State of Israel. Even secular, assimilated American Jews gave their kids charity boxes to collect nickels and dimes to plant trees there, as the parents do in Woody Allen’s 1987 film Radio Days. But that was a time when Jews remembered the tragedy of the ship St. Louis, with its hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazis and not a single country willing to take them in.