Interview with Award-winning Journalist, and JNS Senior Editor In Chief , Jonathan Tobin, on his recent column, 'Are Jews really united against Antisemitism?'

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Interview with Award-winning Journalist, and JNS Senior Editor In Chief , Jonathan Tobin, on his recent column, 'Are Jews really united against Antisemitism?'

On Sunday, July 11, there was an organized rally in Washington DC titled, “No Fear” to “raise awareness” about antisemitism. The event, organized by Elisha Weisel, brought together roughly 60 Jewish organizations. Groups from the right to the left like AJC, ADL, ZOA, and Stand With Us, as well as religious to the less religious, were represented.

The majority of speakers refused to acknowledge Palestinianist/Free Palestine/and ‘The Squad’ - inspired antisemitism were responsible for the huge spike in antisemitic attacks and vandalism. Like all the other rallies I’d attended, there were maybe 1 or 2 speakers willing to call out the Squad, but only if they could also criticize Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene. I want to give a shout out to Meghan Mccain who spoke, and she did not hold back.

What the rally proved to me was that we are a very divided people who can’t even do the bare minimum – that is to REFUSE to name Linda Sarsour, or Squad members as the main instigators of the increased antisemitism. One speaker, David Saperstein, felt he had to say, “I oppose the occupation,” at this event.

The Biden Administration’s representative condemned ONLY white supremacist-inspired antisemitism.

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