Jewish Trump Supporters: You Seem Confused

If you’re an American Jew who votes Republican, I’m talking to you.

If you’re reading this, you might already agree with what I’m about to say.

If you’re a Jew who counts yourself as a member of or an ally to the American “Religious Right,” it’s time to re-evaluate your position.

Let’s start with the background.

Why are any Jews standing alongside a group that, on a number of bedrock issues, doesn’t seem to care for flexibility, nuance, and chesed (charity)?

Furthermore, why are we, a minority religion with a history of persecution, actively assisting conservative Christians in their fight to enforce distinctly Christian values on a religiously diverse American population?

(That time I went on Birthright and made the Israeli escort take “artsy” photos of me.)

New Yorker. Attorney. Kimchi enthusiast. (Mildly evil) human being with ideas about things.

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