Moment Zoominar: The Growing Threat from Domestic Anti-Semitism with Holly Huffnagle and Ira Forman

With the rise of multiple forms of anti-Semitism in the United States in recent years, what are the implications of this growing threat to United States Jewry and what can be done to counter this evolving menace? Holly Huffnagle, American Jewish Committee’s U.S. director for Combating Anti-Semitism is in conversation with Ira Forman, former U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism and director of Moment’s Anti-Semitism Monitor.

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The Abandoned Jews of Ethiopia

Jews have lived in Ethiopia for centuries, but over the past decades, the majority have emigrated to Israel, most in the well-known airlifts of Operations Moses (1984) and Solomon (1991). Now some 140,000 are citizens. Those left behind in Addis Ababa and Gondar languish in dire conditions, vividly illustrated in the beautifully shot film. 

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Are People Tired of Middle East Peace Progress?

Remember when Donald Trump first ran for office in 2016 and promised that “we’re going to win so much, you’re going to be so sick and tired of winning”? Well, it’s a matter of anyone’s political persuasion to judge just how much America has been winning in the past four years and whether there really are people out there who are sick and tired of winning.
But to paraphrase Trump’s promise, could people be sick and tired of too much Middle East peace?

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We Asked Our Voters: How Do You Feel About November?

As part of our Jewish Political Voices Project, Moment has been following 30 voters—3 from each of 10 battleground states—over the last 12 months as the political climate continued to shift and the pool of Democratic presidential candidates narrowed. As one of their final check-ins before casting their ballots, our voters shared their thoughts on the Trump and Biden campaigns, voting by mail and more.

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