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The Fight Against Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism Won’t Be Won by This White House


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The Fight Against Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism Won’t Be Won by This White House

Sonali Kolhatkar

Jewish Americans have generally been able to count on full support from elected officials of their rights as a minority, at least over the past few decades. Given the community’s history of experiencing genocide and given the near-unanimous denunciation of the Holocaust from American leadership, it is a new and frightening development that the person who currently occupies the White House took so long to publicly express what should have been a straightforward statement of revulsion at the rise in anti-Semitism in the U.S.