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Countervailing Trends in American Jewry: An Interview with Norman Podhoretz
October 15, 2003 | Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld
A trend toward increasing indifference in the Jewish community is being countered by a return to religious observance. The second Palestinian uprising in 2000 had a profound effect on American Jewish attitudes toward Israel. Most American Jews who care about Israel take their cue from the Israeli government, and in Israel, public opinion had also shifted, leading to the Labor party's dramatic demise in the 2003 elections.