The “Jewish News Syndicate” author, Adam Milstein has never shied away from some of the most important topics affecting his own community and the world as a whole and his latest JNS blog is no different. In the blog, Milstein explains his personal view of the rising level of anti-semitic feeling sweeping across the U.S. with extremists from both the left and right playing on ancient fears over the role of Israel and the Jewish community as a whole in global affairs.
What appears to worry Adam Milstein the most is the fact anti-semitism can be found making its way into the work of those on the extreme right and left of politics; these areas of political life have always had a historic link to those expressing anti-semitic views but the arrival of anti-semitism
in mainstream politics is something which worries the Managing Partner of Hager Pacific.
Adam Milstein believes the growing influence of radical Muslim groups has been the major reason for the rise in anti-semitic feeling across the U.S. and the world as a whole. Radical Muslim groups have worked alongside both right and left-leaning political groups in the U.S. to provide a glimpse of how the Jewish community and Israel are viewed by those who have an agenda for their own personal needs set in opposition to the community. Milstein himself is a former member of the Israeli Defence Force during the Yom Kippur War and believes the community is being treated unfairly as voices on both the right and left are once again pushing an anti-semitic agenda forwards.
The arrival of anti-semitism in mainstream politics is a more worrying trend for Adam Milstein as he sees the close links of Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and British Socialist leader Jeremy Corbyn to a holocaust denier, Paul Eisen as problematic. Sanders has campaigned for Corbyn and the British Labour Party which has seen major problems in recent years with anti-semitism identified among many of its senior figures. Making anti-semitism mainstream once again is seen as the major issue facing the Jewish community as Milstein believes the blame for global issues is once again being focused on members of the Jewish faith.