Controversies about Jews and white supremacy are erasing Jews of color, writes Prof. Marc Dollinger

Author: Mark Dollinger
February 28, 2021

"In December, the Forward published an article about my most recent book, “Black Power, Jewish Politics,” with a headline that mentioned Jews in connection with white supremacy.

With those two words — “white supremacy” — the internet lit up. The article received over 100 critical comments. The Forward published an op-ed pushing back on the idea that Jews might have anything to do with white supremacy. In open letters, readers with a multitude of viewpoints debated the appropriateness of applying the term to Jews and to American Jewish history."

Read the story on the Forward website.