In April 1965, a group of disillusioned New York liberal intellectuals published the first edition of The Public Interest. Mainly Jewish, they shared what one of their number, the sociologist Nathan Glazer, termed "an allergy toward Communist oppression" and a loathing for the "increasing radicalisation, increasing vituperation, increasing disaffection with the country and its institutions".
As his self-congratulatory Tweets in the wake of the Orlando shootings and wild insinuations that President Obama is some form of Muslim Manchurian candidate have once again demonstrated, Donald Trump uncut is not a particularly pretty sight.
Even after he became the frontrunner for the Republican party's presidential nomination earlier this year, the billionaire has seldom adopted the tone a
Prominent US conservative William Kristol has been called a “Renegade Jew” for supporting an independent bid for the presidency to stop presumptive Republican candidate Donald Trump from winning the election in November.
I arrived at the Aipac policy conference not knowing what was in store. Travelling to Washington, all I knew was that I was to be one of approximately 18,700 delegates converging on the US capital to celebrate the US-Israel relationship.
What I saw was perhaps the most perfectly orchestrated political event I have ever attended.