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Decrying ‘social justice,’ 49 people sign ‘Jewish Harper’s letter’

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Decrying ‘social justice,’ 49 people sign ‘Jewish Harper’s letter’

The letter calls on Jews to seize action against the “suppression of dissent” that is stated to be dominating the united states

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
 

MAY 6, 2021 05: 32

Early Newspaper

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An birth letter signed by about 50 prominent Jewish People is warning of the upward thrust of “social justice ideology,” which is described as a “pernicious” pressure that is “antithetical to Judaism” and threatens to stifle free debate and democratic values within the united states. 

The group that organized the letter and a form of its signatories state they were inspired by closing one year’s Harper’s letter, which made a the same argument about censorship of unpopular opinions within the public sphere. 

Signatories of the so-known as “Jewish Harper’s letter” encompass prominent conservative writers Bret Stephens, Bari Weiss and Seth Mandel, critical lecturers and authors reminiscent of Stephen Pinker and Daniel Gordis, moreover as main rabbis enjoy David Wolpe of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles. 

They were introduced collectively by a brand new initiative known as the Jewish Institute for Liberal Values. 

The letter calls on Jews to seize action against the “suppression of dissent” that is stated to be dominating the united states.

“Jewish tradition cherishes debate, respects difference, and values questions moreover as answers,” the letter says. “We participants of the Jewish community add our voices to the increasing chorus supporting our liberal principles, opposing the imposition of ideology, encouraging birth discussions of now no longer easy issues, and committing to achieving a extra upright The United States.”

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Decrying ‘social justice,’ 49 people sign ‘Jewish Harper’s letter’