Skip to comments.Why Do So Many Jews Vote For Democrats?
Posted on 10/28/2018 8:11:49 PM PDT by hapnHal
Why do so many Jews vote for Democrats? Jews dont have to be Democrats. The mass shooting at the Pittsburgh Jewish Synagogue by a Jew hater makes no sense. Jews are brilliant people, talented people, educated people. They believe in family, they believe in God, they love America the only country (besides Israel) in world history that ever welcomed them. They are ambitious, self-reliant, successful and business-oriented. Yet, hatred by a Democrat nut job, Bowers,(the Shooter) is now being classified as an anti- Semite, anti-migrant and a gun fanatic. Again Jews don't have to be Democrats. Perhaps it's now time for the Jewish people to break away from old thinking and create a new future.
Some do. But a large proportion have replaced God with the socialist state. And that means not loving America for those folks.
Jexit. Maybe Kanye can design their logo.
Many have a social worker mindset for whatever reason.
Yep. There are many secular Jews. They have little or no concern for matters of faith.
Because they are libs first and just use the Jewish part to justify bitching at everything. Israel is the place were you find real Jews.
The book To Heal the World? How the Jewish Left Corrupts Judaism and Endangers Israel by Jonathan Neuman gives a good understanding of why many so called liberal Jews do what they do politcially and believe it is religion also.
Here’s the synopsis of the book which outlines the lost Jews (my words) in today’s democratic party.
A devastating critique of the presumed theological basis of the Jewish social justice movement;the concept of healing the world.
What is tikkun olam? This obscure Hebrew phrase means literally healing the world, and according to Jonathan Neumann, it is the master concept that rests at the core of Jewish left wing activism and its agenda of transformative change. Believers in this notion claim that the Bible asks for more than piety and moral behavior; Jews must also endeavor to make the world a better place.
In a remarkably short time, this seemingly benign and wholesome notion has permeated Jewish teaching, preaching, scholarship and political engagement. There is no corner of modern Jewish life that has not been touched by it. This idea has led to overwhelming Jewish participation in the social justice movement, as such actions are believed to be biblically mandated.
There’s only one problem: the Bible says no such thing.
In this lively theological polemic, Neumann shows how tikkun olam, an invention of the Jewish left, has diluted millennia of Jewish practice and belief into a vague feel-good religion of social justice. Neumann uses religious and political history to debunk this pernicious idea, and shows how the Bible was twisted by Jewish liberals to support a radical left-wing agenda.
In To Heal the World?, Neumann explains how the Jewish Renewal movement aligned itself with the New Left of the 1960s, and redirected the perspective of the Jewish community toward liberalism and social justice. He exposes the key figures responsible for this effort, shows that it lacks any real biblical basis, and outlines the debilitating effect it has had on Judaism itself.
It originates from the fact that the USSR liberated most of the Jews in Europe. That kind of loyalty dies hard.
Ping for discussion.
They Fastidiously guard their
Religion and Heritage yet
Fail to see the political
Path to Socialism they embrace.
Yes, correct. Unfortunately most Jews in America are secular. I learned that from Dennis Prager many moons ago. Sad.
Because for secular Jews Leftism is their religion.
Is there any other group that lives in urban areas as much as Jews do that votes any differently? I think it might be where they tend to live. Urban living people vote way more liberal.
I like Your explanation better than mine
I’ve got the thumbnail version.
Israel rose and fell several times, an attempt to create utopia on Earth through theocracy and ideology.
Jesus came and said that’s not possible. Do improve yourselves so you could get into heaven. Do try to improve the world around you. But abandon the dream of utopia in this world.
I think too many Jews still believe in the utopianism and latch onto socialism as a way to try to achieve it.
And too many have bought into liberal dogma, raising the one commandment “do good” to the highest virtue just as liberals raise liberalism’s political dogma as the greatest good. You see the same thing in Islam, where spreading and strengthening the religious faith and political system that privileges it is THE greatest good.
Judaism doesn’t seek converts, but liberal Jews can proselytize their hearts out for liberalism without seeing the ethical conflict. They think it does good, they equate the supposed empathy and fairness in liberalism as justice, so let’s sacrifice Judeo-Christian ethics in the name of the ONE true good ... liberalism.
Same goes for most Catholics.
I think The Bible tells us WHY they do and believe the things they do.
ACTS 28:26-27 TELLS us they will HEAR, but not UNDERSTAND and SEE, but not perceive.
ROMANS 11:25 TELLS us WHY: “Until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in”.
I wish I could take credit for the synopsis, but it was sent to me by a friend,who recommended the book, and when I backtracked I found it to be the synopsis from Amazon on the referenced book.
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