Protecting America's Most Targeted Minority Is a Moral Imperative

(Tablet) Liel Leibovitz - The executive order designed to fight anti-Semitism extends the same protections afforded to minorities under our existing civil rights laws to Jews as well. It is nothing more than an extension of the Obama White House's own legal guidance about the treatment of Jews under existing U.S. civil rights law. Jews make up about 2% of the American population, yet were the victims of 58% of all religious bias crimes last year, according to the FBI. As long as Jews remain America's most targeted minority, affording them the same legal protection enjoyed by other minorities isn't just right; it's a moral and physical imperative.

2019-12-12 00:00:00

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