January 1, 2017
How Do You Stop Good People from Hurting Themselves?
How do you stop good people from careening over a cliff? How do you protect decent Jewish philanthropic women from aligning with groups who would be quite happy to hurt them in many ways? A Women's March is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017. The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), which I joined over 30 years ago as a life member, is joining forces with groups that have neither Jewish nor American interests at hand. And far too many of the NCJW members are either willfully blind or simply ignorant of the nefarious background of many of the "partners" marching at this event. NCJW needs to review its principles, one of which includes "efforts that counter attempts to delegitimize Israel." NCJW members were informed that "[a]lthough the values espoused by all the organizers are certainly those of NCJW, [the march is scheduled for] Shabbat. But, given that [they] are an organization based on Jewish values, not an...(Read Full Article)