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The Jewish centre cannot hold?

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Published: 3 December 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Trump era heralds final collapse of American Jewish centre – Peter Beinart – Haaretz 30.11.16
Crushed between rising extremes, the establishment's wish to stay liberal but support Netanyahu is no longer sustainable. In both America and Israel, nationalism is eroding liberal democracy in horrifying ways. In the years to come, some American Jews will cheer that erosion; others will resist it. Those who do neither will gradually consign themselves to irrelevance.

Anti-Trump American Jews should ally with anti-Netanyahu Israelis
– Chemi Shalev – Haaretz 23.11.16
The darkness that Steve Bannon worships has been steadily creeping into Israel’s soul as well.

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The growing gap between Israel and American Jews
– Moment Magazine 2016 Nov-Dec
Ties between American Jews and Israel, while still strong, are fraying. With the help of rabbis and scholars, historians and journalists, diplomats and activists, Moment explores the forces pulling the Jewish state and the American Jewish community apart—and holding them together.

Will Trump divide Jews in Israel and in Diaspora?
November 26, 2016

Right-wingers confirm – there is trouble in the tribe
May 31, 2016

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