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Comrade Caroline gets it right

November 24, 2016 23:01

It isn't very often that I find myself in agreement with the Jerusalem Post's Caroline Glick. Actually, make that I almost never find myself in agreement with her. However, in her column Confronting our subversive institutions she raises an interesting point for those among us who believe the British Jewish leadership is "craven".

In the US it means establishing new umbrella groups that represent the majority and deny membership to marginal groups that represent next to no one.

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The ability of institutional leaders – whether Jewish professionals or journalists – to ignore their responsibility to serve those they claim to represent is not due primarily to their formidable resources. It is due to our willingness to put up with their behavior. If we want to have institutions that represent and serve us, we have to take the initiative and build them ourselves.

I have always wondered why those who think the leadership "craven" haven't set up on their own and sought with their powers of persuasion to become the majority representing the British Jewish community.
So in the words of Delia Smith: "Where are you? Where are you? Let's be 'aving you."
They aren't scared, are they?

November 24, 2016 23:01

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