Friday, 15 April 2016

USA Jews Shift Left as Israelis Move Right...................from Dan Friedman

[The left-leaning Jewish news service, JTA, makes the rightward shift of Israeli youth sound like a defect that needs to be repaired. Of course, it's actually a healthy trend that underscores the widening gap separating the USA (liberal) Jewish community from the increasingly political (and spiritual) maturity of Israel's population. And as I’ve noted before, that bodes ill for the viability of American Jews, and most importantly, limits the influence they can wield in the Jewish state. df]
Israeli high­s choolers weren’t around when Palestinians, Israelis interacted more and peace hopes were widespread

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