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CUA Law Professor Marshall Breger Oped Agreeing to Disagree was published in the November/December 2015 issue of Moment Magazine. See below. 

Agreeing to Disagree
There is no reason for the Jewish community to be monolithic in our opinions.

From: Moment Magazine
Date: November/December

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If the mantra of the Jewish Federation, “We Are One,” was ever true, it is sadly not the case these days. The ties that bind Jews together are fraying, if not frayed.

Take the organized American Jewish community, which tolerates as acceptable an increasingly narrow range of opinions on Israel. Just about any group critical of Israel’s present government is read out of the kehillah, including groups in America that are heirs of the Labor Zionism tradition in Israel. A few with long histories seem to be grandfathered in—such as Ameinu, the former Labor Zionist Alliance—but new organizations with not dissimilar views on foreign policy are excluded. Groups critical of Israel are painted (whether correctly or not) with the broad brush of being part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to justify making them herem, forbidden.

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Marshall Breger  

Professor Marshall Breger's
Areas of Expertise

Foreign Relations Law

The Middle East Peace Process

Administrative Law


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