Five days after the U.S. elections, my husband and I enjoyed a rare Pilates class between lockdowns.
Despite a failed reelection campaign, Donald Trump and his team registered several notable gains this election season. Trump slightly increased the share of Black and Hispanic Americans voting for him, alongside an impressive turnout from a small but well-organized subgroup: Orthodox Jews. According to polls and estimates, more than 80 percent of Orthodox Jews cast their vote for Trump, making them one of his most approving constituencies in the nation.
“The incitement and rhetoric did not come from all sides. In Israel, incitement reads from right to left.”
Moment Zoominar: Prison, Politics and the Jewish People with Activist Natan Sharansky and Historian Gil Troy
Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy, coauthors of their recently released book Never Alone: Prison, Politics and My People are in conversation with Moment Deputy Editor Sarah Breger. Sharansky is a former political prisoner in the Soviet Union who went on to become an Israeli politician. Troy is an American presidential historian and leading Zionist activist.