The move took place three months after the U.S. House of Representatives was criticized for watering down and passing a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.
Women’s March co-leader Linda Sarsour has come out swinging against the newly formed Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus, citing the involvement of a Jewish GOP congressman. Ms. Sarsour, a Palestinian-American progressive activist, called the caucus a “joke” over the role of co-founder Rep. Lee Zeldin, New York Republican, whom she blasted as a “notorious anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian, anti-Muslim bigot.”
If enacted, it would require the U.S. Department of Education to adopt the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism in evaluating incidents on college campuses and at other educational institutions.
This new rebranded form of anti-Semitism is exceptionally dangerous. Like a mutating virus, the bigots have learned and adapted. They know they must tap into acceptable streams of thought, on both the right and left, in order to infect their political hosts.
A conservative watch group, Judicial Watch, has joined Zachor Legal Institute in its attempt to discover where Texas A&M receives its funding on Monday.
My experience in Israel confirmed my belief that the Jewish people need a state to call home, a sanctuary from the irrational hatred that is anti-Semitism.