Be aware of your actions fueling anti-Semitism

Vladimir Minkov,

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Vladimir Minkov
I came into the world in the autocratic Soviet Union as early as before the Second World War, in a Jewish and a bona fide Soviet family. The Soviets were a unique brand of Russian Orthodox Christianity, which worshipped in reality a human God being the ruler of the country and where Jews and Christians were spiritual enemies. In the 1970s, I immigrated to America, where democracy and the true Judeo-Christian spirituality of this country made it possible to begin the search for the true meaning of this incomprehensible God above us the humans and for the forbidden in the Soviet Union Torah. I discovered that the One God, the Torah, Judaism in their intellectual interpretations are the basis for determining the purpose of our stay in our world, the basis for defining Good and Evil. I discovered the basics of Western Judeo-Christian civilization where Jews and Christians, while being religiously different, have a common spiritual Torah-based foundation for creating a better world for everybody,...

From the news media:

In an unprecedented move, the Reform Movement objected to issued a statement about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s invitation to AIPAC’s annual policy conference.

In a joint statement by its two major bodies the URJ and CCAR, the top leadership vowed to “find an appropriate and powerful way” to object to Mr. Trump’s inclusion at AIPAC’s annual policy conference in DC. The statement is unusual for several reasons. First, because the denominations do not wade into electoral politics often if at all. 


Thus, the Reform Movement's leaders had begun a sort of civil war against Donald Trump from the very beginning, long before the Charlottesville or Berkeley riots and all other Antifa-type upheavals. They rightfully realized that the presidency of Donald Trump – not like other Republican or Democratic presidencies – is a real threat to their ideological power in the country. Why?

It is so because the RJ leaders have replaced the Torah-based spirituality of their movement by Liberalism-based ideology. Their latest High Holidays prayer book is a solid proof that is the case. Almost all American presidents before Donald Trump – Democratic and Republican ones – have been strengthening non-Judeo-Christian legal foundation of the nation that has been in line with RF leaders’ ideology. Almost all American Presidents have been doing it because of a distorted interpretation of the Constitutional separation of the State and Religion. And suddenly, the presidency of Donald Trump is changing all that – the Judeo-Christian legal foundation of the nation is on the way back.

The coming of the Almighty Power called God above us the American humans is a mortal threat to the power of all politically correct leaders including the RJ leaders.

The RJ leaders have been strengthening their alliance not with the Christian spiritual leaders and Christian majority who made Donald Tramp the US President since he promised not only to create high-paid jobs but also to return God and Judeo-Christian morality to our nation. And that is what the RJ leaders do not like – they prefer the anti-Judeo-Christian morality of Liberalism which provided the fertile environment for Nation of Islam, for Black Lives Matter, for September 11, for Charlottesville and Berkeley riots … and the rise of anti-Semitism in our nation.     

From the news media:

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, spoke before the Israeli Knesset’s Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs: In recent months, we in the United States have experienced an increase in anti-Semitic incidents, contributing to an already troubling time in our nation.


It looks like this RJ leader is not able to figure out that the Judeo-Christian majority that elected Donald Trump to be US President is taking the RJ relentless attacks against the Presidency of Donald Trump as the attacks against themselves. And for the non-politicized Judeo-Christian majority, a “the Jews are against our morality” conclusion can be easily made that leads directly to the rise of anti-Semitism.

The problem with the current RJ leaders is not that they are adapting the Torah guidance to the ever-changing life conditions. This adapting process has been going on from the very beginning. That is why we have so many Torah-guided streams and shuls in Judaism responding to many different life conditions for the Jews in Diaspora and in Israel.

The problem with the current RJ leaders is that they, in the course of adapting, are changing the Torah guidance to the politically correct ideological guidance that fuels anti-Semitism.