The American Jewish leadership’s downward spiral has accelerated. This can be traced back to its cowardly silence when US president Barack Obama began treating Israel as a rogue state and applying moral equivalence to Israelis and Palestinian terrorists.
The leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements and the Anti-Defamation League have effectively become adjuncts of the liberal wing of the Democratic Party. Many leaders in the Reform and Conservative movements, along with the Anti-Defamation League, have become so obsessed with hatred of US President Donald Trump that their bitterness supersedes their support for Israel.
Read more of Isi Liebler’s Opinion piece in the Jerusalem Post.