They used to say Jews were a Democratic bulwark to be taken for granted. Now we’ve become something worse, a single-issue voting bloc devoid of nuance. While we cling to feel good rhetoric and praise a hands-off approach that has produced only diplomatic stagnation and three years of bloodshed, traditional Jewish positions on a host of domestic issues have been undermined.

Check out Brad Pilcher’s outstanding column in Jewsweek.

Also check out the article he, Ben Cohen, and I wrote on the resurgence of reverence in American culture. Bet you can guess which parts were mine…