Justice, Politics

Inauguration Day's Jewish Resistance to Trump

[pullquote align=right] Here’s a quick summary of this week’s Jewish Resistance to Trump.
[/pullquote]Today the formerly unimaginable is reality — Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office as President of the United States.
This week Jewschool was asked “What is the Jewish resistance” by Haaretz, Israel’s largest progressive daily, who dubbed us “the unofficial organ of the Jewish Resistance” to Trump. We pointed to our reams of coverage of campaigns by Bend the Arc, IfNotNow, and individuals and start-up campaigns around the country.
And there are more than those. Here’s a quick summary of this week’s Jewish Resistance to Trump:

Are you marching today? Then you’ll need this prayer for protest by our own Gilttery Rebbetzin:

Women marching in protest on Inauguration DayMay we find the strength and courage to shout our message loud and clear: hate does not belong here, bigotry will not be a part of Olam Ha Ba…

And where is the Jewish Federations of North American today? Where is the American Jewish Committee? Nowhere. And where is the Simon Weisenthal Center — oh right, its co-founder is up there on the inauguration dias blessing Trump.
Jewschool openly invites guest posts, op-eds, and multimedia submissions from today and the coming days as we celebrate and elevate the Jewish resistance to Trump. Submissions welcomed via our Submit a Post page and at [email protected].

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