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Tidbits – Dec. 15, 2022 – Reader Comments: Georgia Victory, Electoral Politics, Electoral Strategy; Rail Workers; Doctors and Unions; After Dobbs; Ending the ‘American War’: Promises, Realities, Impact of U.S. Peace Movement; Cartoons, More …

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Reader Comments: Brittney Griner; Kyrsten Sinema; Rail Unions; Why Unions?; Peru - Background to a Coup; Jewish Groups Oppose Rep. McCarthy’s Threats; Executions and Violent Suppression in Iran; Democratic Lawmakers Visit Havana; more ....

Netanyahu’s Comeback Widens Divide Over Israel Among American Jews

Liam Stack New York Times
Less than half of US Jews had positive feelings for Mr. Netanyahu, according to a Pew Research Center study last year. Younger Jews, may not feel much connection with Israel at all - 27 percent between 18 and 29 said Israel was not important .....

US Charitable Donations Are Funding Displacement of Palestinians

Mohammed Khatib Truthout
When the first Land Day occurred, Palestinians understood the land grab by the Israeli government. The premise has always been taking away the lands of the surrounding Palestinian villages, so the communities would have nowhere left to build.

Never Again — Not for Anyone, Not Just the Jews

Leta Hirschmann-Levy Mondoweiss
The first time I was called a “self-hating Jew” was almost 15 years ago by someone I considered a close friend. It stung and I felt confused. 15 years later I have never felt stronger in my stance as a self-loving anti-Zionist Jew.

Too Close for Comfort - Older Jews Skeptical of Sanders

Joshua Leifer Jewish Currents
What draws younger voters, and particularly younger Jews, to Sanders’s candidacy is precisely what repels older voters — even, or perhaps especially, older Jewish left-wingers. What for young Jews are sources of identification and pride...
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