In the pivotal yer of 1916, Jewish leaders like Jacob Schiff opposed creation of a Jewish state. That was the majority opinion, unlike now. The financier who was instrumental in creating the Wall St we know today, made sure to provide “a dizzying network of social welfare organizations” to aid becoming fully America. According to our guest Daniel Schulman deputy bureau chief of Mother Jones, whose Washington Post piece is titled “Jewish Leaders A Century Ago Had Complicated Feelings About Israel.” We still do. And as with then, one can certainly be a good Jew and be nonZionist.

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